It was another wonderful weekend spent enjoying the uplifting words of General Conference. I was able to get Saturday off work, and spent the whole weekend at home with my laptop plugged into our television streaming gc.lds.org with the family. It was nice, a great spirit was felt during the messages and we have a … Continue reading Mormon Monday: General Conference April 2013 recap
Today, 167 years ago, Joseph Smith, Jr. was martyred in Carthage Jail in Carthage, Illinois, along with his brother Hyrum Smith. Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and the instrument through which He restored the gospel of Jesus Christ after a long period of apostasy. Today, I will share my thoughts and testimony about … Continue reading Mormon Monday: Praise to the Man
New Play Project has a new show, WWJD, about just what you think: Jesus. It's a fun play that answers the question we've all asked ourselves: What would life be like if Jesus moved in with you and your roommates? It started out with great hilarity, looking like a TV sitcom, setting up the situation … Continue reading Jesus and Skateboards: A Review of New Play Project’s WWJD
25And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea. 26And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. 27But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. … Continue reading Mormon Monday: Walking on Water
Just a quick post with some Mormon Monday thoughts. I am extremely tired this morning, going back to school for the first time in a week, for the first time since I brought my wife and baby home from the hospital. 7:00am came a bit early this morning. But things are going well. We're doing … Continue reading Mormon Monday, Giving God Credit
An interesting thought hit me the other day when I was thinking about everything that I needed to do last week and all of the time that I had in which to get it done. Time is a very finite thing, there is only so much of it, and yet I found, as I went … Continue reading Mormon Monday, or Time is Money, afterall.
Truth is like orange juice. Imagine you were sitting at breakfast with a friend. On the table in between you is a large pitcher of ice-cold, freshly-squeezed orange juice. It looks so good, you have to have some. So, you grab the pitcher and pour yourself a glass, take a huge gulp and … Continue reading Religious Analogy of the Week- Orange Juice
The following I wrote as a monologue for a play that I'm working on. The title is either "In and Out of Zion" or "10 Things I Hate About Utah". "Expectations. I hate that word! I really do. It seems like life is all about expectations. People expect you to be a certain way, act … Continue reading Expectations, or Why People should just mind their own business!
"For if you will that I give unto you a place in the celestial world, you must prepare yourselves by doing the things which I have commanded you and required of you." Doctrine and Covenants 78:7 "Therefore, it must needs be sanctified from all unrighteousness, that it may be prepared for the celestial glory. For he who is not able to … Continue reading The Parable of the Autobahn
Disclaimer: Although this should be obvious, this is a private blog, containing my personal thoughts. I do not speak for anyone but myself. All opinions contained in this post, and others, are entirely my own, unless others choose to agree with me. Recently, in a conversation with a friend, the age-old question came up: Are … Continue reading Are Mormons Christian? or What I believe in