Conference Answers

Conference Answers

  A couple of weeks ago, we heard one of my favorite songs from Scripture Scouts.  It is about imagining Christ as a child and his interactions with nature.  (You can listen to a clip of it here.)  I had heard it over and over again and never really paid...
Primary

Primary

A little less than 3 years ago, a member of our Bishopric came and told me that Sister (Jessica) was going to be the new Primary President and she would like me to be a counselor.  Jessica and I had a number of mutual friends but had only had limited interactions....
Mr. Silver-lining

Mr. Silver-lining

We’ve had a lot going on lately.  Nothing earth-shattering but definitely a lot of small things that have added stress to our lives and forced us to be dependent upon others in a number of capacities.  Stress and dependence make me grumpy and yesterday I lashed...
Be Not Offended

Be Not Offended

There has been a recent media maelstrom about the LDS Church’s new policy regarding children living with a parent in a same sex relationship.  (In short, it states that children living in a house with a same sex couple cannot become members of the church and/or...
A to B

A to B

The other night, I felt prompted to take a different route home from work.  I wasn’t excited about the prompting because it meant my commute would be about 20 minutes longer.  However, I obliged (and later learned of an accident that had traffic at a standstill...
Mr. Silver-lining

Celestial Physiology

Like most 4 year old boys, John is somewhat fascinated by the excretory system.  Tonight, before bedtime, (read: stall tactic!!!!), he asked me how the body knows what to make into poop and what to make into pee.  Recognizing the stall tactic, and knowing that if I...