Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Rules

Shortly after arriving at the MTC, I attended a meeting in which the MTC President spoke. The first law of heaven he said was obedience; we could not learn anything else as missionaries unless we learned to obey.  “Obey 100% of the rules in the missionary handbook.”  I left the meeting committed to the idea …

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Cookie Cutter Gender Roles

The LDS church believes that women and men have distinct roles and a distinct destiny.  Mormon men are to be breadwinners and mormon women housewives.  Mormon men will become Heavenly Fathers who will govern universes while Mormon women will become Heavenly Mothers to nurture spiritual children.  Although women who choose to be housewives are certainly …

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