Posts Tagged ‘ veil ’

Literary DCGD #19: Spirit Memories

May 12, 2013 | 2 comments
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Literary DCGD #19: Spirit Memories

How thin is the veil? Might we remember bits of our experience there? Could a melody we heard there be familiar to us here? (assuming we even heard melodies there). The idea of the pre-existence and of the other elements of the plan of salvation, discussed in D&C Gospel Doctrine lesson 19, are a source of endless wonder and speculation. We just don’t know much about what our existence before and after this life was and will be like. But, perhaps nothing says more about our belief in the plan of salvation than our fascination with speculating about what... Read more »

The Gospel is Crude

March 11, 2009 | 33 comments
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The temple, we are told, is where the most sacred gospel rites occur. Brigham Young explained the meaning of those rites this way: are necessary for you, after you have departed this life, to enable you to walk back to the presence of the Father, passing the angels who stand as sentinels, being enabled to give them the key words, the signs and tokens So, the deepest, most mystical, most mind-blowing things are . . . passwords? Secret handshakes? Door codes? Jon Stewart says, “Really, Brigham Young? Angel security guards. Really?” Read more »

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