Adoption and Authority

Sitting here, post Sunday morning session and thinking about the meaning of ordination, it occurred to me that there is an interesting connection between our practice of “line of authority” and the adoption practices of Latter-day Saints prior to 1894. That angelic connection between the here and now and Deity is powerful. There is a wonderful attraction in it. I see this as another aspect of our Mormon heritage. The immediacy of it all.

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