Yesterday the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made a heavy update to its policy regarding same-sex couples. But the hardest part of it all had to deal with children of same-sex couples. “A natural or adopted child of a parent living in a same-gender relationship, whether the couple is married or cohabitation, may … More What About the Children?
I am an aspiring web developer. I’m currently enrolled in a programming bootcamp and preparing for an internship to kickstart my future career. Needless to say, I don’t have much free time, but I learned a lesson today that was worth noting. As I learn to write code, I make mistakes. A LOT of mistakes. … More Laughing at Mistakes
A recent article published by the Washington Post induced an inner jaw drop/“you’ve got to be kidding me” reaction. The article is titled, “It turns out parenthood is worse than divorce, unemployment — even the death of a partner.” Did your jaw drop? Parenthood: worse than divorce. Worse than unemployment. Worse than the death of … More Is Parenthood Worse Than Death?
Every once in a while, life throws you an experience to give you a small glimpse into the perspective that God has as our Father. I recently had such an experience. My son was crying. He was clearly tired, and fighting sleep. As a father, I could see his need for sleep, and wanted to … More Understanding God’s Perspective
My wife and I were married in the beautiful Salt Lake City temple on August 30th of last year. This October we are excited to welcome a little boy into our lives. Some may think this is all happening too fast, and that we should have waited a few more years. Everyone has different reasons. … More Making God Proud