10 commandments for dating his daughters
He is welcomed with open hooves when he returns to his family and friends, and he secures a coveted spot on Santa’s reindeer team.
I grew up with two related beliefs about making decisions.
But my general impression was that Advent was just the time of excitement and fun leading up to Christmas.
Ostracized by his family and friends because of his freakish red nose, Rudolph the reindeer runs away to the Island of Misfit Toys.
(Note that NPC infection also makes it possible for women to become pornography.) Women’s NPC may even threaten the efficacy and validity of the ordinances themselves if women and girls get too close to them.
The threat of NPC extends even to serving as a witness, a fact which has been known to prophets ancient and modern.
Rather than being inspired, I was somewhat taken aback when it occurred to me that for all the importance Latter-day Saints place on having an organized church, it is secondary to the importance of maintaining strict gender divisions.I realize that in the particular situation of the Cold War, there were added complications affecting what was possible.But a principle nonetheless became clear to me: if the choice was to ordain women, or to not have a church at all, Mormons would opt for the latter.The other was that with enough asking, God would reveal to you what that correct choice was.I heard again and again what a wonderful blessing this was, that God had a clear plan for your life and would guide you along that path, that you wouldn’t ever be left on your own to figure out what you were supposed to do.