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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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Fiction: Deanna, Chapter 11

Deanna: A Story of Love and Change © 1997, 2017, All Rights Reserved By Ken K. Gourdin Eleven August 2-December 3 August 2 My Dear Wife-To-Be, Words can’t even begin to express the smallest part of what I’m feeling right … Continue reading

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Fiction: Deanna, Chapter 5

Deanna: A Story of Love and Change © 1997, 2017, All Rights Reserved By Ken K. Gourdin Five January 16-January 30 Not long after that, Mike approached me and dropped another bombshell as I was going to work.  Actually, I’d … Continue reading

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Fiction: Deanna, Chapter 4

Deanna: A Story of Love and Change © 1997, 2017, All Rights Reserved By Ken K. Gourdin Four December 29-January 15 Rodrigo Lopez (Rod, to his friends) though he wasn’t tall, was lean and muscular.  Though a somewhat weathered face … Continue reading

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Youth, Religion, and Disaffection

A Conversation About Youth Disaffection from Religion By Ken K. Gourdin In a thread about youth disaffection, both from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and from religion in general, I wrote: For what little my input (as … Continue reading

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The “Imperfect” Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon: On Its “Imperfect Elegance,” and on Rejecting It Because of any Imperfections it Might Contain  By Ken K. Gourdin Another poster at Mormon Dialogue and Discussion faults Alma, chapter 32, which, in the Church of Jesus … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz vs. LDS Church

Impasse: Mercedes-Benz USA Wanted to Name the Street on Which Its Headquarters is Located After the Iconic Automobile—But It’s the Same Street on Which the Atlanta Georgia LDS Temple is Located. What To Do? By Ken K. Gourdin As it … Continue reading

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