We Get Used to the Goodness

As we approach Thanksgiving Day in the United States, I want to focus on an element of human nature and how it relates to everyday gratitude. To me, that spirit […]

Science, Thinking, and Religion

I’ve posted thoughts about our culture’s emphasis on scientific findings. I’ve even alluded to an old Star Trek episode where an alien asks Captain Janeway if she believes that science […]

Namaste

    I consider myself to be rather conservative in my practice of my faith. My personal motto is pretty much “stand with the prophets.” My personal experiences have convinced […]

Unfulfilled Prophecy

Yes, I am that nerd that will go back and read “classic” talks (over five years old) and search through the words of ancient and modern prophets on different topics […]

Clocks Metaphorically

The older I get, the more I am becoming a fan of metaphors and object lessons. In the September┬ámagazines, there was a short little article called, “Clocks.” It was a […]

Your Treasure

Some topics and titles immediately brand a post as being “preachy” or “the same old stuff.” I have chosen one of those titles, hoping that you will have the courtesy […]

Keeping It Simple

I like how Elder Ballard, in his talk “Return and Receive,” makes the distinction between goals and plans, and I also appreciate how he makes the point that when goals […]

Our Unsung Songs

Perhaps one of the hardest things I try to do as I blog is to describe how a talk has moved me deeply and meant so much to me. The […]