Eternal Shelf Life

At this point, I can’t really remember what I was reading, but I do remember that it was one of the education lessons for the 12-13 year-old Sunday School class. […]

Creating God in our Image

In Genesis, the Bible recounts the creation of the earth. In that account, we are told that God created man, male and female, in his image and after his likeness. […]

Counter Intuitive Progress

So often in my life, I follow what looks like the best course of self-improvement: identify my weaknesses and root them out. It makes sense, right? After all, that’s what […]

De-Stressing Counterintuitively

Over the past couple of months, I’ve had to wrestle with the realization that stress may cause me to lose running — one of my favorite ways to de-stress! The […]

A "Bold Mormon"

Maybe sometimes I just wonder about odd things, but today’s idea has been bothering me on and off for a while. It starts with the attitude that the rules and […]

How Can There Be A God?

This is a question that I see more and more frequently these days. I get it — I’ve been there. I’ve felt like I was so abandoned that either there […]

Faith and Refugees

I have been more busy lately than I usually am, and I figured that, by the time I could get this entry written and posted, this would all be old […]

Finding Checkpoints

I have found that God has given me opportunities to check my opinons, thoughts, and actions against His sovern standards. Sometimes they come from unexpected places. Not long ago, I […]

"Putting Away Jesus"

Near the Christmas holiday, I heard a mother relate a story on the radio. At the end of one Christmas season, she was packing up the nativity set and her […]

Jesus Christ: Cornerstone

From what I remember, the cornerstone was a specially selelcted and placed stone. It formed part of the foundation of the building. It was laid in the foundation to take […]