Category: Belief

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Baptism, Buddha, and Eternal Bonds

My oldest child was baptized a year ago. It was a decision I struggled with the year leading up to the occasion. Having been “Mormon” in every sense of the cultural word my whole...

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Guest Post: Qualifying for Exaltation

By Blaire Ostler The Church released the new Young Women theme a couple months ago. It reads as follows:   I am a beloved daughter of Heavenly Parents, with a divine nature and eternal destiny. ...

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This is Life Eternal

The search for eternal life has been a concern of many religions and philosophical traditions throughout human history. This is especially poignant in our own tradition – Adam and Eve were immortal, ate the...

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One eternal round.

by LMA December 2019 There are two poems in “I Gave Her a Name” that I often think of. The first is called “Lost” and describes some of the precious things Heavenly Mother has...

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Light, and Dark

I love that we celebrate Christmas on December 25th. I know that some people disagree on whether it’s the actual month (let alone day) of Christ’s birth, but I love celebrating it right near...