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My religion...for real.

"What's wrong?"

"Nothing, just tired."

"How could you be tired? You haven't even created a world yet!"

It took a second for this statement to register.

"Do you really believe you're going to go around creating planets after you're dead?"

As usual, my coworker had picked the worst possible moment to taunt me about my religion. As I turned to answer the phone all I could manage was a hurried, "Yes, I do." through a half-hearted smile.

If you're reading this and thinking, "Yes? He really does believe that? Those Mormons must be CRAZY!" Then this post is for you. I've been asked this question many times before, and it seems like I usually struggle to find an answer that's simple and accurate. You see, concepts that sound crazy by themselves make a lot more sense when understood in the proper context. The problem is that the answer to that question needs a lot of context! As I drove home from work, all …