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Back from the BrinkBy Kathryn H. Kidd

Kathy Kidd shares her feelings about severe illness, being in a coma, and the acts of service shown to her and her husband during the past few months.

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Last Thoughts on Raising Righteous Children

Two weeks ago, Leah in Washington wrote in to ask how church members are raising their children in a chaotic world.

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Childrearing in Chaotic Times

What advantages do children have when they grow up with a background in the Church? What are you as parents doing to prepare your children to grow up in a chaotic world?

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Raising Children in a Chaotic World

First, what advantages do children have when they grow up with a background in the Church? Second, what are you as parents doing to prepare your children to grow up in a chaotic world?

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Telling Other People’s Stories

Not many of you wrote in last week, possibly because of being shell-shocked by the election, but there were a few responses. As you can expect, they came down hard on people who violate the privacy of others by telling their stories in a personal forum

By Kathryn H. Kidd
When Journals Go Public

Today’s letter deals with details that are revealed online (via social media) about missionary work. Inspirational stories may seem less inspirational when viewed through the eyes of a person who was being taught by those missionaries.

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Figuring Out What to Believe

Responses to what to do about a friend who was laboring under the dangerous misconception that the things she heard in the news were actually true. She wanted to know what, if anything, she could tell this friend to alleviate the situation.

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Lies, More Lies, and Darned Lies

We’re all finished our topic on the gray areas of life, but two regular correspondents wrote to me personally this week with ideas that I hadn’t heard before. I’m going to run those letters and then we’ll move on to today’s new topic.

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Navigating the Gray Shoals of Life

Last week, “Mary” wrote in to ask how other Latter-day Saints navigate the gray shoals of gospel living. She mentioned caffeinated beverages, R-rated movies, and shopping on Sunday as possible gray areas.

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Those Gray Areas of Life

I've been interested for a while in the issue between what is actual doctrine and what is the opinion of church leaders. The recent caffeinated drinks debate is an example. How do you puzzle it out and decide for yourself?

By Kathryn H. Kidd