Rational and Intelligent Beings

General Musings

(With MP3) The Third Lecture on Faith asserts an important prerequisite principle we often miss but which is essential to the process of gaining faith.

The Question, Part 4

General Musings

This is the fourth of a 4-part series. In our analysis, we don’t have to have a set of blueprints of the Nauvoo temple. We don’t have to understand all the details of the plans by which we can judge whether or not the Nauvoo saints finished it. All we have to do is observe which of the two sets of promises the Lord fulfilled.

The Question, Part 3

General Musings

This is the third of a 4-part series. Knowing the Lord’s propensity for warning us, there must be a scripture somewhere that definitively describes our day and our folly—a scripture so plain that its meaning is unmistakable.

The Question, Part 2

General Musings

This is the second of a 4-part series. There is a question being asked both by those whose study has led them to ask it and also by the Lord directly to those who are ready to hear it.

The Question, Part 1

General Musings

This is the first of a 4-part series. Engaging in meaningful and unemotional discourse has become rare and nearly impossible in today’s world...

So Much Has Changed--Has God Changed?

General Musings

 Is there something missing in the way we think about baptism?

Still Alive And Well

General Musings

"Every now and then I know it's kinda hard to tell, but I'm still alive and well."

YouTube Is Now MyTube

General Musings

I have a new YouTube channel!

Pavlov's Saints

General Musings

I have, of late, pondered long and hard regarding the effects and influence of emotion on humans. There are times I would send my emotions to outer darkness never to be allowed back. Other times I cherish the feelings that come from close, loving relationships...

The Gap

General Musings

No, I'm not selling trousers. Some will remember that term as being what we used to call the lower half of a man's suit. Pants are a woman's garment. Boy, did I get off track...

Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee

Being Zion

I was thinking, last night, about a variety of things. An assessment took place overseeing my current activities. As I juxtaposed my life with the Lord’s wish for a people worthy of being gathered to His Zion, thoughts began to poor into my mind like a small stream below the mountains where snowmelt became a torrent of water.

Blind Men, Bathwater, and Cliffs

General Musings

Updated: 4/30/2017. Recently, on a whim, I watched a number of Mormon Stories podcasts hosted by John Dehlin. I wanted to hear the stories of members who have either left the church or been excommunicated within the past few years. A common thread exists...


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