Gaining a testimony

I think this is the perfect explanation of how we gain a testimony or gain a spiritual understanding. It doesn't operate like traditional learning. Brigham Young said about his conversion, "If all the talent, tact, wisdom, and refinement of the world had been sent to me with the Book of Mormon, and had declared, in... Continue Reading →

America the Beautiful

Thursday evening I was asked to go to a regional Boy Scout meeting. Because of my calling in the bishopric, I am involved in some of the scouting in our ward. Actually, the counselor who was supposed to go had a work conflict, so I went in his place. I didn't have a bad attitude,... Continue Reading →

I believe in miracles

Xavier had a good appointment with his ophthalmologist this week and it was good news; No need to wear glasses for now! We go back in 5 months for a follow up. He may still need glasses later. Everything else is going really well. He's under weight but eating pretty well. He starts preschool on... Continue Reading →

Fill ‘er up and check the oil

I’ve always loved cars. When I was young I had an impressive Matchbox & Hot Wheels car collection. I liked the Mustangs, Camaros, Cougars, Impalas, Chevelles, Chargers, Challengers, and Bel Airs.  I really took good care of them. My family would laugh because at a pretty young age I could tell what the make and... Continue Reading →

Sales, Missions and Grit

Jason's thoughts on sales, missions, and grit..... Sales is an interesting thing. I arrived late last night in Boston, MA. I spent a few hours ironing my shirt, getting last minute details prepared, going through my presentation, double checking my samples, and setting 4 alarms on my phone for 6:15 a.m. so I wouldn't accidentally... Continue Reading →

The beginning blog post

I had lunch with my good friend, Shawn Rapier, today who has started a successful LDS themed podcast called Latter-day Lives.  I was telling him how I often have faith-promoting Facebook posts, but they quickly disappear after a couple days, and nobody will ever see them again, whereas his podcast recorded last week, might be... Continue Reading →

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