Spotlighting a great post by Blair Hodges: "I see through a glass darkly and I kinda like it" . I think it pretty much sums up my feelings word for word. One excerpt (but go read the whole post):
...The slippery slope goes like this: "If leaders in the past made mistakes (potentially the priesthood ban or something like it) then what about now?" I personally see the problem as part of a direct invitation to take more personal responsibility for our relationship to God. Sort of like when Nephi took things straight to God even though his dad had visions and so forth, and later when his dad "spoke as a man" leaving it up to Nephi to get some personal revelation on where to find some grub....
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