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Staying Mormon when God is silent

I prefer answers to prayer to be delivered at regular intervals by owl post, or possibly skywritten over my house. But what happens when God is silent for months, or years, or even a lifetime?

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The dangers of idolizing Mormon prophets

The Church teaches us on the one hand that a living prophet is more valuable to us than even the scriptures (!), and instructs Primary children to follow the prophet and never "go astray." But then it also tries to emphasize that a prophet is only a prophet "when he is acting as such," and that not every teaching is doctrine. Which is it?

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Mormons Who Doubt

Seasons of doubt are not optional if we want to progress in faith; they are catalysts to growth and new understanding. But the LDS Church has not always addressed these natural doubts in a constructive manner.