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?
Very early in the Book of Mormon, Lehi the prophet has a vision. He sees “a tree, whose fruit was desirable to make one happy.” This tree lies at the end of a path marked by a rod of iron. Lehi makes his way down the path, holding fast to a rod of iron because … More The Pride of the World
There are moments that define our lives, who we are, and what we stand for. Moments that, no matter where we end up or how old we are, we just can’t forget. I experienced such a defining moment in my youth, during my high school years. Two of my best friends stopped me after class, … More The Experience of a Lifetime
What are you willing to sacrifice to follow God? One of the most important lessons I have learned so far is that sacrifice brings blessings. When we make sacrifices to follow God, He not only recognizes it, but rewards us generously. There is a verse in the second chapter of the Book of Mormon that, … More Living In A Tent