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Stop Diluting the Power of Faith

Posted on Jul 10, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

Why do we have to prove the Church is true? For some this is a personal struggle. For others, it is a public mission. For even others it seems to be their course to do just the opposite — even within the...

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What Family History Has Taught Me About America

Posted on Jul 4, 2014 in Family, Journal

I weep at times for the lost meaning of America on today’s youth. Being the 4th of July we will celebrate with barbeques and fireworks but the knee-bending love of America that I knew more in my own youth is...

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How to Manufacture an Election

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 in In the News, Journal

Since giving up politics after the 2012 election I have scarcely mentioned...

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Distinctions Between Faith and Apostasy

Posted on Jun 28, 2014 in Church, Journal

There have been many lessons for me throughout this whole Ordain Women ordeal...

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Real Mormon Feminists

Posted on Jun 28, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

The course of the past couple of weeks has led to a barrage of hateful email...

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Key Differences Between Ordination for Women and for Blacks

Posted on Jun 27, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

One of the key motivations for pursuing priesthood ordination for women is the...

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Regets of Writing 13 Lies From Ordain Women

Posted on Jun 21, 2014 in Church, Journal

What a week. And it is not over. If I had any idea that what I wrote last...

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Why Dissent is Not Welcome in Mormondom

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

The New York Times today laid out in breathless detail all the activity now...

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Get Your Apostate Trading Cards Here

Posted on Jun 18, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

The fallout over Kate Kelly’s announcement of possible Church...

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Yes, Ordain Women Lies

Posted on Jun 16, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

I’m not sure what happened but it seems these humble, unadvertised pages...

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The Blessing of Excommunication

Posted on Jun 14, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal

The LDS world and anti-Mormon crowd online can only seem to talk about the...

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Memo to Target: Stop Making Excuses

Posted on Jun 10, 2014 in Business, Journal

I am not Target’s customer. I get that. I’m male, I’m 50,...

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Intelligence and Priesthood

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 in Church, Journal

Lost amongst the worldly arguments over priesthood in the LDS church is the...

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Celebrating a Passing

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 in Family, Family News, Journal

I just returned from the funeral of my grandpa’s brother, my great Uncle...

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Brutal Realities of Obamacare

Posted on May 2, 2014 in In the News, Journal

It has been a full and, at times, dismaying week at work. The company I work...

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New Appreciation for Celebrating Easter

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Family, Family News, Journal

We’ve been through a hectic time. In fact, reviewing our activities of...

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When the Media Takes on LDS Doctrine

Posted on Apr 7, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal, Last Days

General Conference weekend did not disappoint. After watching all five...

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Why Global Warming is Entirely Man Made

Posted on Mar 21, 2014 in In the News, Journal, Last Days

The Hollywood version of Noah comes out soon and there has been months of...

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Rumors of War

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in In the News, Journal

It is concerning to me that while news headlines continue to blare potentially...

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Church Asks OrdainWomen.org Nicely to Go Away

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in Church, In the News, Journal, Last Days

General Conference is just a few weeks away and already, almost as if it has...

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A Stroll Through the Circle of Life

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in Family, Journal

We had a great weekend. It presented an opportunity to crash our former world...

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Pictures from America Gone By

Posted on Mar 15, 2014 in In the News, Journal, Last Days

It is one of the most enduring images from an era of iconic visuals seared in...

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In Praise of Dollar Shave Club

Posted on Mar 14, 2014 in Business, Journal

I hate shaving. With a passion. I just detest it. I suppose that is one reason...

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Keith Olbermann Tries to Lecture the World About the Morals of Barry Bonds

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 in Baseball, Journal

Barry Bonds made baseball news this week when, after an absence of some 7...

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Amazon Has Become Costco and I Do Not Like It

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 in In the News, Journal

Amazon announced today they were raising their prices for their Prime...

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The Dishonest World of Mormon Bloggers

Posted on Mar 11, 2014 in Church, Journal

I tend click on many “Mormon” links in my online travels because...

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