Category: ponderings

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God isn’t Dead–God is You

When I was young, I had life figured out. I knew that God Heavenly Father had a plan for me. I knew the Book of Mormon was the word of God, and that it was translated from Golden Plates by Joseph Smith. I knew, also, that Joseph Smith had seen God, the Father, and His Son, Jesus Christ. Plus all… Read more →

My Fix for the Suicide Problem

I didn’t hear that Kate Spade had died until late in the evening. My wife told me. She found out on facebook or instagram or something. The way that I discover news is by hearing it by friends on Slack or by my wife. I haven’t found that I miss out on much. But, arguably, I’m rarely the first to… Read more →

Advice for My New-Year Self

Happy New Year. Now that you’re motivated again to make some changes in your life, I’ve got some advice for you and I hope you take it because I know I probably won’t, but I know that I’d probably live better if I did. I’ve lived a while now. I’m very observant. And I’ve made a lot of mistakes. And… Read more →

What French Fireworks Taught Me About Life

I celebrated Bastille day, yesterday. But apparently the French don’t refer to it as Bastille day, they call it La Fête Nationale. Which means National Celebration. Which, really, means they could be celebrating anything. But it happens on July the 14th because that’s when the storming of the Bastille happened a little ways back in 1789. And, given that I… Read more →