(My response to someone self-described as “blue hair, asymmetrical nose piercings, gay, and identifies as Agnostic”) I like your writing style. I hope that you really don’t think that all “Mormons” are bad. Just like any group of people, you’ll get all kinds. I think that even though I’m a faithful church-going, (well, at leastContinue reading “Response to the blue-haired, nose-piercings, Agnostic.”
I wrote a great blog post Saturday after coming home from the Seattle temple. It was a good one and I was very pleased with what I had written. It was a special trip with the sister missionaries here in Port Angeles, with a new convert who I was able to baptize just two weeksContinue reading “A letter to my children on Father’s Day”
A little plug for my daughter Julienne Bringhurst. She sings an Elvis Presley song, “Can’t Help Falling In Love” at Utah State University’s PoBev 2019. The video footage isn’t great, but you can hear her smooth vocals.
As I followed the arrows around the building to the drive-thru, and just about as I was to enter the part where you place your order, a little old white Ford Escort came flying towards me going the wrong way and cut me off turning sharply to go into the drive-thru.
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 toContinue reading “Home in the Pacific Northwest”
After being released as a counselor in the bishopric I was called as the ward mission leader in the Highland 14th ward. I was asked to present a ward mission plan. The theme that I felt inspired to use was simply, “As I have loved you, love one another.”
My grandmother Maggie Burgon Alldredge has been on my mind a lot lately. Yesterday she would have been 100 years old if she were still with us. My brother Nick and I decided to have a family reunion to get the family together and celebrate her birthday. It was a lot of work but reallyContinue reading “Maggie Burgon Alldredge”
While reading 1 Corinthians chapter 13, I was pondering how this scripture seemed to directly apply to those who have doubts about Joseph Smith, the prophets & apostles, the Church, the Book of Mormon, and the gospel of Jesus Christ. Charity is not just about giving to the poor, it is also defined as: lenientContinue reading “Cleave unto charity”
As I have been pondering a bit today driving from Pennsylvania to New Jersey from one meeting to another, I have been thinking about a friend who has been questioning his faith in the gospel, particularly his faith in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or the Mormon faith. We are very goodContinue reading “Love One Another”