Word of Wisdom

Are Conspiring Men….Making us Fat?

Behold, verily, thus saith the Lord unto you: In consequence of aevils and designs which do and will exist in the hearts of bconspiring men in the last days, I have cwarned you, and forewarn you, by giving unto you this word of wisdom by revelation— That’s D&C 89:4 (emphasis mine).  While most of us think of tobacco and alcohol companies […]

Word of Wisdom in First Decade

For the most part, discussions of the Word of Wisdom on the Bloggernacle tire me out.  While I agree that the modern church’s stress on abstinence from alcohol isn’t what the Word of Wisdom actually says, and it should be noted that saints in Nauvoo were encouraged to grow grapes for making wine in Nauvoo, […]

Coke, Rum Cake, and President McKay

I just started reading Greg Prince’s book, David O McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism.  It’s been a great read so far.  Prince tells some interesting stories about President McKay and the Word of Wisdom.

Interview with the Community of Christ

Over the last year, I have come across a few bloggers who are members of the Community of Christ (formerly known as RLDS).  I have always been curious about the Community of Christ, and have often wondered the differences in worship between their services, and LDS services.  I wanted to share some of the stuff […]

Social Drinking: How do you handle it?

I have about 5 part-time jobs.  For one of them, I work as a freelancer for a television network.  As part of my job, my company flies me all over the country to cover sporting events. During this past presidential campaign, I remember reading several articles first published in the Boston Globe, and reprinted in […]