Last week in Elders Quorum class, (a Sunday church class for the men in the ward/congregation), the teacher asked the question "What would you do if you only had one day left to live?" It was based on a General Conference talk by Elder Godoy, titled "One More Day." We all gave different answers. Someone... Continue Reading →
It's official. We are residents of the Pacific Northwest! We now call Port Angeles, Washington home. It's been a whirlwind. Pretty much ever since we decided to move to Port Angeles to be closer to my wife's parents, every free minute has been fixing things at home, taking things to the Deseret Industries (similar to... Continue Reading →
I grew up in the 80's and Marty McFly was a household name. He was the main character played by Michael J. Fox in the hit movie Back to the Future. There is a scene where a picture of him of him and his siblings start fading because it looks like history has been changed, and his parents might not get together.
When I was young, Easter was all about the Easter egg hunt the Saturday before Easter up the street next to the Lions Club. They may have sponsored it, I can't recall. I remember that we'd see a lot of neighbors there and other kids from school. It was a big event and there were a lot of kids. I had a basket in hand and I wanted some eggs!
I have been pondering similar questions for some time. Why is Satan attacking Joseph Smith? Why is Satan attacking the leaders of the Church? Why is Satan attacking the Book of Mormon? It seems to be getting worse.
As a Mormon missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you meet a lot of people over the course of your two years. (The men serve for two years and the women serve for 18 months.) There are certain people you meet who stay with you. As a faithful member of the... Continue Reading →
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 →
"In my life, I’ve done a lot of reading—books, newspapers, professional magazines, and scriptures. For a long time, I read them all the same. But when I was about 50, I learned a lesson that has shaped my life. My mother taught me not to eat without asking a blessing on my food. One day... Continue Reading →