Gratitude, Healing, and Repentance

As Thanksgiving came and went, I ran across the normal increase of internet postings about gratitude, and I heard again that grateful people are happier, more content, etc. This time, […]

Looking Back: Summer 2017

If you are a regular reader, you have an idea of how my summer went. However, I want to take a moment to look back and see the lessons that […]

Why I Love Great Americans

This is not even close to an exhaustive list of great Americans, and it could never include all of the “rank and file” citizens of the United States who have […]

Parable of the Rubik's cube

  I wish I could take credit for this idea, but the original was presented by Angela during Relief Society last week. (You can get a feel for her vibrant personality from her […]

I must admit that I am glad the holidays are almost over.  I have such mixed feelings when major holidays arrive.  On one hand, I love the change in the […]

Reflecting on Parenthood

The past couple of weeks have been a bit difficult. My mom had a serious medical emergency (she is fine now), and that brought out a lot of old family […]

Before I dive into my “pontifications” for the week, just a reminder that the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is happening this weekend.  You […]