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Fasting on Thanksgiving

Fasting on Thanksgiving Yes, I’m fasting on Thanksgiving.  Wow – who would have ever imagined this?  Why am I fasting on Thanksgiving?  Well, my main motivation is that I am in the midst of a personal crisis, the nature of which suggests that my life will never be the same afterward.  The details are, of […]

Sacrament Talk – Nov 23, 2014 – “Beggars, Indeed”

Hugh Nibley, in his masterpiece, “Approaching Zion”, presents the case that, contrary to popular belief, the greatest sins committed by the people of Sodom and Gomorrah had less to do with unnatural abominations than with the fact that, among other things, they covered their fruit trees with nets to prevent the birds from feeding off […]

Seeking the Face of the Lord

The following is a letter I wrote to a friend.  I thought it worth sharing.  Sure hope you agree: My friend, I’ve thought much about our discussion on Sunday.  I’ve discovered that I express myself so much more completely in writing than I do verbally, so please allow me to express some thoughts that I […]

A Lexicon of Love

I had a dream last night.  It was one of those dreams that seem, for some reason, to be more than just random – the result of my experiences, hopes and what I had to eat last night.  I’ve had 3 of these dreams in the past, and they all turned out to be quite […]