Author Archives: kenngo1969

About kenngo1969

Just as others must breathe to live, I must write. I have been writing creatively almost ever since I learned to write, period! I have written fiction, book- and article-length nonfiction, award-winning poetry, news, sports, features, and op-eds. I hope, one day, to write some motivational nonfiction, a decent-selling novel, a stage play, and a screen play.

Tie Buddies

Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and His “Tie Buddy”  By Ken K. Gourdin As most all members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints … Continue reading

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“The Mormon Therapist” Attacks Elder Oaks, and I Respond

I Respond to Natasha Helfer Parker aka “The Mormon Therapist” By Ken K. Gourdin There are those within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who, especially following Elder Dallin H. Oaks’s address to the Church’s recently-concluded General Conference, … Continue reading

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Are We Not All Sinners?

Are We Not All Sinners?  I Comment Contra an Allegedly-Prevalent Attitude Among LDS About Last June’s Orlando Nightclub Shooting By Ken K. Gourdin I stumbled across the following comment I made at the Latter-day Saint (Mormon) blog Times and Seasons. … Continue reading

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Mother defends son, I sympathize

A Mother Defends Her Son, and I Sympathize By Ken K. Gourdin In August 2012, Joshua Isakson was shot by a Layton, Utah police officer whom Isakson attacked when police responded to Isakson’s home after Isakson assaulted his girlfriend and … Continue reading

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Utah Mormon, Through-and-Through

Yes, I Am a “Utah Mormon,” Dyed-in-the-Wool, True-Blue, Through-and-Through: Why I’m Proud to Call Myself a “Utah Mormon,” Even if Some of My Brethren and Sisters Among My Fellow Saints Who Hail From Points Hence Do, It Seems, Misguidedly Use … Continue reading

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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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