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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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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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