Thou Shalt Not Steal (Unless…)

Thou Shalt Not Steal (Unless…)

If you take a religious text from your hotel room is it stealing? ⁠ ⁠ I was faced with this dilemma in February 2002. It was before the “Please accept with our compliments” was added. (Maybe Mr. Marriott has heard my story and added those words just for...
The Tiny But Mighty Helm of a Ship

The Tiny But Mighty Helm of a Ship

Does life seem more like a ship than a train? Even if we have a planned course, it is impossible to be locked in on a track like trains. Instead we are susceptible to rough and stormy seas. What small habits control your ship? Just like the tiny helm of a huge ship,...
Do We Allow the Savior to Succor Us?

Do We Allow the Savior to Succor Us?

In this week’s Don’t Miss This study, David Butler and Emily Freeman discuss the meaning of the term “succor.” They explain that the Hebrew is “surround or protect” Greek is “to aid and to help” and Latin is “to...
You are not failing

You are not failing

I heard this quote referenced on the Cultivate a Good Life podcast yesterday. (I listened to a few episodes yesterday and don’t quite remember which one. Maybe “The Power of No”?) When I heard the quote, I knew i wanted to find the reference. ....
Got Roots?

Got Roots?

In life, we have all sorts of roots that help keep us grounded and also give us the energy for the things of life. Some of those roots are habits, some are places, some are friends and family.