Family

“Family: The Highest Calling”

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Parts of the book: 

Part 1: Modesty
Part 2: Dating & Marriage
Part 3: Gender Issues
Part 4: Childbearing
Part 5: Parents in God’s Plan
Part 6: Parenting Methods
Part 7: Families in Crisis

Book Table of Contents:

PART 1: MODESTY 6
Chapter 1.1 Introduction to Modesty 9
Chapter 1.2 As Sisters in Babylon 12
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Chapter 1.3 Modesty: An Abrahamic Trial for Women 13
Chapter 1.4 Does God Wear Clothes, or is Modesty Just from Satan in Eden? 14
Chapter 1.5 Restoring the Natural Hair: Color, Lengths, Beards, Etc. 18
Chapter 1.6 Using Clean Language 22
Chapter 1.7 Immodesty Related To Sexual Misconduct: Points the “Dress Doesn’t Matter” Feminists are Missing 25
Chapter 1.8 Nine Ways to Combat Our Sexually Deviant Culture 31
Chapter 1.9 The Modest-Sexy Continuum 34
Chapter 1.10 Yoga Pants and Freedom-To-Do-Whatever Debate 50
Chapter 1.11 The ‘Short Skin Girdle’ of Babylon VS the Beauty of Zion 55
Chapter 1.12 Words of the Prophets on Modesty & Beauty 57
Chapter 1.13 Being Modest in A World Which Will Not 73
Chapter 1.14 Logos (The Word): Greek for Opposite of Animal 77
Chapter 1.15 Immodesty is Idol Worship: A Linear Derivative 79
Chapter 1.16 Immorality Called Culture: Social Critics Missing the Mark 80
Chapter 1.17 Immodesty & Pornography: Satan’s Counterfeit for Exaltation 81
Chapter 1.18 Objective Beauty 84
Chapter 1.19 Dear BYU President Worthen, Please Stop Campus Immodesty 89
Chapter 1.20 History of Fashion: A Downward Slope 90
Chapter 1.21 Fine Art: Against Nude Paintings 91
Chapter 1.22 Fine Art: Ballet? Certainly, with Caution 94
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Chapter 1.23 Resource: Modest Swimwear Companies 96
Chapter 1.24 Resources on Modesty 97
PART 2: DATING & MARRIAGE 98
Chapter 2.1 Introduction to Marriage 99
Chapter 2.2 President Hinckley Outlines our Top 4 Priorities 100
Chapter 2.3 On Natural Love Resulting in Childbirth: The Highest Romantic Expression 101
Chapter 2.4 Moral Expression by Marriage and Childbearing 102
Chapter 2.5 Trusting Personal Revelation (Over well-meaning words of Respected Others) 104
Chapter 2.6 Short Family Science Posts 105
Chapter 2.7 How Cohabitation and Low Birthrates Hurt Homes & Nations 111
Chapter 2.8 A Love Greater than Terminal Illness: My Story 113
Chapter 2.9 Marriage and Dating 118
Chapter 2.10 The 3 Types of Crazy to Look for In Dating 119
Chapter 2.11 Dating: Definition, Intentional Method, Timing & Touch 121
Chapter 2.12 Lust Not: 13 Steps to Disarming the Devil’s Lies about Sex 125
Chapter 2.13 How to Communicate with Your Spouse 128
Chapter 2.14 Restored Social Principles – Excerpts from a Letter to a Friend 129
Chapter 2.15 Temple Marriage Importance: Teachings of the Prophets 134
Chapter 2.16 Keeping a Latter-day Saint Marriage Alive: Q&A with a Friend 144
Chapter 2.17 Fruits of the Romantic Evolution of Marriage: 21st Century Turmoil 147
Chapter 2.18 Holy Inertia: Return Missionaries ‘Hit the Ground Running’ Toward Marriage 154
Chapter 2.19 Ten Reasons Latter-day Saints are Known for Marrying Young 156
Chapter 2.20 Early Marriage and Parenthood Theory 158
Chapter 2.21 Resolution of Teenage Delinquency through Independent Family Structures 160
Chapter 2.22 The Forgotten Dream of Family Life 163
Chapter 2.23 Can Heaven Be Better Than Marriage? 164
Chapter 2.24 Joining The Church: Salvation, Alcohol, & Sexual Chastity 165
Chapter 2.25 Forgiveness for Sexual Sin: Purity Through Christ 172
Chapter 2.26 Agency in Marriage Selection 176
Chapter 2.27 1st talk in the book by Pres. Packer: Love: Collection of Discourses by Bookcraft –Highlights 178
Chapter 2.28 A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights In Early Mormonism, 1835-1870 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich – Book Highlights (L?) 179
Chapter 2.29 Polygamy’s Ancient Purpose & Legal History 182
Chapter 2.30 No Sexual Perversions in Marriage 185
Chapter 2.31 The Doctrine of Opportune Moments: Priorities of a Successful Saint 187
Chapter 2.32 Male and Female as Family & Friend 189
Chapter 2.33 Daughters in My Kingdom: A History of The Relief Society – Book Highlights 191
Chapter 2.34 Resources on Marriage 192
PART 3: GENDER ISSUES 193
Chapter 3.1 Introduction to Gender Issues 194
Chapter 3.2 Morality in Exchange for Equality: Ironic Feminism 195
Chapter 3.3 Female Privilege Exists 197
Chapter 3.4 Brotherly Love VS Homosexuality: Hope & Healing 199
Chapter 3.5 Warren Farrell & The Men’s Rights Movement – Lecture Highlights 201
Chapter 3.6 The ‘God Loves All Lifestyles Equally’ Fallacy: A Letter to a Friend with Same Sex Attraction 204
Chapter 3.7 Try to be close to God & The Church While Confronting Same Sex Attraction: Letter to a Friend 206
Chapter 3.9 The True Godhead Includes Gender 211
Chapter 3.10 Stop Normalizing Homosexuality in Media: A Heroic Example 213
Chapter 3.11 Resources on Gender 214
PART 4: CHILDBEARING 215
Chapter 4.1 Unplanned: Anti-Abortion Movie 216
Chapter 4.2 Abortion is Unholy Murder 217
Chapter 4.3 Against Birth Control: Prophets, Logic, Etc. 221
Chapter 4.4 Childbearing 245
Chapter 4.5 Do No Delay Childbirth: Words of the Prophets 265
Chapter 4.6 Exponential Exaltation via Childbearing 284
Chapter 4.7 The Effect of Family Size on Family VS Friend Preferences 289
PART 5: PARENTS IN GOD’S PLAN 300
Chapter 5.1 Do They Grow Up Too Fast? Gospel Truths Dispel Dismay 301
Chapter 5.2 Expect Great Things of Young People: Examples of Excellence 302
Chapter 5.3 The Revelatory Function of a Parent 303
Chapter 5.4 How Children Benefit from Having Many Siblings 304
Chapter 5.5 Cease to be Angry: Words of the Prophets 308
Chapter 5.6 Family: The Path to Salvation 310
Chapter 5.7 Children, An Inheritance From The Lord: Now & Forever 312
Chapter 5.8 Losing Your Children & The Procreative Power 321
Chapter 5.9 The Parent Child Relationship in the Hereafter 323
Chapter 5.10 Parenthood: The Eternal Fountain of Glory 325
Chapter 5.11 Parenting: The Highest Priority 326
Chapter 5.12 Beautiful Fatherhood in Zion VS Brutal Babylon 328
Chapter 5.13 God Isn’t a Nanny Parent, So Buckle Up 330
Chapter 5.14 Family Based Duties & Priorities for All 331
Chapter 5.15 Moral Expression by Marriage & Childbearing 333
Chapter 5.16 Prayers, Answers, & Leading the Children in Prayer 335
Chapter 5.17 Heavenly Mother as Nucleus of The Universe 336
Chapter 5.18 A Woman’s Priesthood Honor – Teachings of the Prophets 338
PART 6: PARENTING METHODS 347
Chapter 6.1 Introduction to Parenting 348
Chapter 6.2 The 4 Parenting Methods (& Which One is Right) 349
Chapter 6.3 Do’s & Don’ts: Baseline Parenting Rules 351
Chapter 6.4 Spanking: Weighing the Debate, Probably a Bad Idea 352
Chapter 6.5 What Should be the Legal Limits of Parental Discipline? Response to a Friend 354
Chapter 6.6 The Stay-at-Home Mom: An Alien Lifestyle 356
Chapter 6.7 Common Parenting Mistakes of Latter-day Saints Identified by Professionals 359
Chapter 6.8 Parenting with Love – Words of the Prophets 362
Chapter 6.9 Parenting with Limits: Words of the Prophets 376
Chapter 6.10 Family Council Meetings 392
Chapter 6.11 Rules of Civility in the Honorable Home 394
Chapter 6.12 A Developmental Outline by Age for Raising Children 396
Chapter 6.13 Grow Where You Are Planted: Why to Stop Moving Everywhere 400
Chapter 6.14 Resources on Parenting 403
PART 7: FAMILIES IN CRISIS 404
Chapter 7.1 Praying for Grace Against the Odds: Episode of a Man’s Deliverance from a Mental Hospital 405
Chapter 7.2 Addiction & Recovery for Families 406
Chapter 7.3 When All Else Fails: Residential Treatment Centers for Youth 411
Chapter 7.4 Story of a Returning Prodigal Son: Breaking the Chains of Addiction at an RTC 417
Chapter 7.5 Foster Parenting Might be for You: Debunking 10 Myths 420
Chapter 7.6 Alternate Methods to Cast Out Demons in the Mental Health Field 423
Chapter 7.7 Family & Gospel Solutions to our Broken Mental Health System 425
Chapter 7.8 A Place for Sorrow 429
Chapter 7.9 Instant Insanity Drugs 431