During his address to the women of the Church this past General Conference, Dieter F. Uchtdorf said the following… “When we [give others control over how we feel and behave], we are driven about by every wind of opinion—and in this day of ever present social media, those winds blow at hurricane intensity.” Near our … More Overcoming the Winds of Opinion on Social Media
Following are the remarks I shared in church today on the topic of the Second Article of Faith. When Adam and Eve were placed in the Garden of Eden, the environment in which they lived was very different than the world we live in today. They lived in ignorance, not knowing the differences between the … More The Second Article of Faith
Tragedy seems to be hitting us on a regular basis, prompting many to ask, “Where is God in all of this?” Why would God just standby and let His children take the lives of so many others, and not do anything about it? Many blame Him for the outcome of such events, saying that it’s … More Why Does God Allow So Much Tragedy?
This morning I found a short story on my Facebook wall. I haven’t searched for the actual story, but I don’t think it should matter. The true message it contains is what’s most important. “This is Shrek the sheep. He became famous several years ago when he was found after hiding out in caves for … More Losing the Weight…of the World
The other day I had the opportunity to attend a wedding for a good friend in the Salt Lake temple. I parked my car across from the northwest corner of Temple Square, and proceeded to walk down the street towards the temple entrance. A normal sight for anyone who walks by the entrance to the … More Looking Beyond the Negatives