Monthly Archives: September 2017

Worshiping In Buildings, Not Worshiping the Buildings Themselves

Along With Others of the Devout (of Various Religious Stripes) Latter-day Saints Worship In Buildings, We Don’t Worship the Buildings Themselves: We Worship Jesus Christ By Ken K. Gourdin Some time ago in my cyber-travels, I happened upon LDSdaily.com (a … Continue reading

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Revisiting Coming to Terms With Slights and Tragedies

Revisiting Coming to Terms With Slights and Tragedies By Ken K. Gourdin Someone who uses the screen name “David” who says he’s a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has talked to many people who … Continue reading

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Repairing Cyberspace rifts

Ken Learns a Lesson About Repairing Rifts Which Emerge in Cyberspace By Ken K. Gourdin Warning to Those of Tender Eyes, of Tender Ears, and/or of Tender Years: Here Be Strong Language – A few years ago, there was a … Continue reading

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Glass-Half-Full

Glass-Half-Full: Counting My Blessings By Ken K. Gourdin Perhaps this will be an appropriate follow-up to “Suicidal, But Sane.” How much do we take for granted? Professor Dan Peterson, an associate professor of Arabic and of Islamic studies at Provo, … Continue reading

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Suicidal, But Sane

Suicidal, But Sane By Ken K. Gourdin For far longer than I care to admit, now, the Dog of Clinical Depression has alternated between nipping at my heels and threatening to devour me whole.  Clinical Depression is so prevalent that … Continue reading

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On God’s Alleged Favoritism

A Meditation on God’s Alleged Favoritism By Ken K. Gourdin A not-infrequent theme at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion, to hear atheists/agnostics/the disaffected/detractors tell it, is that members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believe that they’re “special” … Continue reading

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Blood-draw brouhaha, part 2

Blood-Draw Brouhaha, Continued: More on Payne v. Wubbels By Ken K. Gourdin As I previously noted in a post from a few days ago, Salt Lake City Police Detective Jeff Payne’s body-cam footage of his arrest of University of Utah … Continue reading

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