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I recently read an essay by Simon Critchley in the New York Times entitled, “Why I love Mormonism”. http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/16/why-i-love-mormonism/ In my mind, this essay couldn’t really figure out what it was trying to say, and it certainly did not justify its title because by the end I was quite convinced that the author doesn’t love […]
I’m tired of living without feeling! I need to cry! In my recent post, “A Broken Heart and a Contrite Spirit”, https://scottstover.wordpress.com/2012/09/12/a-broken-heart…ontrite-spirit/ I talked about how I began at the age of 7 years protecting myself from the pains of this world. I also shared a dream in which, as a result of years of […]
It would likely be impossible to read all that has been written about the missions of Alma and the Sons of Mosiah as recorded in the Book of Mormon. A full 13 chapters of the Book of Alma are devoted to the Sons of Mosiah’s mission among the Lamanites. These chapters include the timeless stories […]
Warning! This is highly introspective and personal – kind of a confessional. It was 1960, and I remember standing there watching our next door neighbors pulling away in their fully loaded station wagon, moving far, far away (actually, only from Lawton, OK to Oklahoma City – maybe 90 miles), never to be seen again. […]
Peace – almost everyone in the world seeks it. I suspect that even those who appear to thrive on chaos and conflict actually engage in such things in a desperate, perverted and subconscious striving for peace within themselves. But what is peace? How often do we really ask ourselves that question? And, for something that […]