Tag Archive | politics

Fast for Charity – What Have I Learned So Far?

Well, we’re more than half-way through this “Fast for Charity”. What have I learned so far? The things I’ve learned coincide heavily with my reading in “A Course in Miracles”. It turns out that there are many who have read this book – especially outside of LDS circles. No matter. Its significance is in what […]

Same Sex Marriage – Perspectives

Same Sex Marriage – Perspectives

Know ye not, my son, that these things are an abomination in the sight of the Lord; yea, most abominable above all sins save it be the shedding of innocent blood or denying the Holy Ghost?  Alma 39:5 Even the most casual student of the Book of Mormon is familiar with the story of Alma’s son, Corianton, who “didst […]

Pirates, Bombs, and Longing for Zion

I have seen a couple of movies lately that really made me ponder.  This is not intended at all to be a movie review, although I thought both movies were very good.  Instead, I want to use bits of these movies to illustrate some thoughts that I have been having lately. Captain Phillips The first […]

Zion vs. Babylon – Two Ways Only

I have been quite occupied lately with thoughts of Zion.  I wrote recently of the impressions I received after my study of D&C 78.  My wife and I read together John Pontius’ account of “Spencer’s” visions of Zion in the book “Visions of Glory”.  Most importantly, though, I was prompted to re-read Hugh Nibley’s “Approaching […]