On General Conference

About a week and a half ago I stumbled upon a link to a General Conference address during my scripture study, and noticed again something I had long known about, that the Church has made General Conference address available online going back as far as 1971.   The thought struck me that it would be possible … Continue reading On General Conference

Mormon Monday: On Missionary “Work”

I do not like to do missionary work.   There.   I’ve said it.   I know you were all thinking it.   Or, most of you, anyway.   I do not like to do missionary work.  No matter how many times I hear a General Conference talk or Elder’s Quorum lesson, I find myself coming back to the conclusion … Continue reading Mormon Monday: On Missionary “Work”

On Why I Am a Mormon, or Why I Stay

“And I said unto him: I know that he loveth his children; nevertheless, I do not know the meaning of all things”  1 Nephi 11:17 I feel that I should caveat almost all of my posts with this scripture.   It sums up my positions rather nicely.   I do not know everything, but there are some … Continue reading On Why I Am a Mormon, or Why I Stay

Thoughts from General Conference, April 2014 Edition

We were once again blessed to enjoy a General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   I was able to watch all sessions at home with my family, while simultaneously following #ldsconf on Twitter, joining in the online conversation and participating in a back and forth with friends around the world.   I … Continue reading Thoughts from General Conference, April 2014 Edition

Thoughts from the Saturday Sessions of April 2014 General Conference

It was another wonderful General Conference, filled with uplifting messages and words of hope and encouragement and invitation to all who choose to listen.   We have truly been blessed to have Prophets and Apostles who can teach us and speak to us directed by the Holy Spirit, and we are blessed to have the Holy … Continue reading Thoughts from the Saturday Sessions of April 2014 General Conference

Mormon Monday: Advice for one attending the Temple for the first time

There was a question posed on Twitter that I found very interesting and I have been thinking a lot about.   The blog By Common Consent posted, What was the best advice you received before attending the temple the first time?  There were some good responses, and some silly responses, but it got me thinking about … Continue reading Mormon Monday: Advice for one attending the Temple for the first time