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

Mormon Monday: On Worship

I like to listen to the radio on my drive home from work, and I found a station a while back while channel surfing that plays a Christian sermon just about the same time as I am driving home.   I initially started listening because the preacher is Irish, and has an interesting accent, but I … Continue reading Mormon Monday: On Worship

Mormon Monday: On Christmas Music

I wrote a few years ago about my feelings on Christmas music, and thought it was time to revisit the topic. I had an idea last Sunday, while sitting in church thinking about the hymns that we sing at Christmas time.   I thought it would be nice to come up with a favorite Christmas hymn … Continue reading Mormon Monday: On Christmas Music

Mormon Monday – General Conference October 2013 – On Doubting

A few months ago there was an article in the New York Times about members of the Church who were doubting the faith after researching a few things online.   With more information more readily available, and less of it put into any sort of context, there are many who find things written or said about … Continue reading Mormon Monday – General Conference October 2013 – On Doubting

Mormon Monday – General Conference October 2013 recap

This weekend was once again the semi-annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.   It was a wonderful experience, watching hours of our spiritual leaders teaching us and expounding upon the gospel of Christ. I posted yesterday my thoughts and a brief summary of my impressions from the first day of … Continue reading Mormon Monday – General Conference October 2013 recap