It is profitable to state bureaucrats to make sure that fathers are permitted to see the own children only a few days per month so support payments can be set at the highest possible level.
Don’t be deceived by the title of this post. No, it’s not about encountering Liberals at commie pinko coffee shops and having to hear them rave about how Joe Biden is a statesman of great stature. No, it’s not about encountering self-loathing Atheist trolls on Twitter. No, it’s not about encountering young liberal parents who let their toddlers run amok in a restaurant because they believe they should “chose their own way.”
Sex before marriage is expected by a majority of available singles–if marriage comes up at all, and sexual parings involve more prevention of passing on venereal diseases than they do of the spiritual and emotional preparation for a lifelong commitment.
when individuals conceal their imperfections in order to maintain a personal image and promote the benefits of belonging to their chosen faith, those imperfections may go unchecked, ironically impeding the path to self-improvement that is at the heart of Christianity.
The Lord’s commandment to “Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father.” Matt. 5:48 ( 3 Ne. 12:48 ) has been misinterpreted to mean perfection of condition rather than perfecting of character. My message to Mormons is that Heaven–the Celestial Kingdom–is not owning the biggest house in the nicest suburb in the best ward. The Celestial Kingdom is populated by those who have spent their lives refining their hearts and minds to think, reason, understand, and act more like Jesus Christ.