Are Mormons too critical?


The LDS church and culture have so many elements that keep us busy. Family Home Evening, Quorom activities, Mutual, Relief Society activities, General Conference, priesthood duties, callings, home and visiting teaching, to name a few. Because we have so much expected of us and we believe that one day we’ll become perfected we’re critical of others.  But how much…

Your body isn’t yours


Recently, my wife and I watched a show that delves into the “different”.  This particular episode struck me as it portrayed the most pierced person in the world. Announcing she created over 8,000 holes in her body, my jaw dropped.  I didn’t find myself judging or looking down upon her, but I felt sorry for her, actually. I wondered…

You aren’t “saved”


“I’m a nurse.”  Well actually that’s a lie.  I’m in the process of becoming a nurse. “I’m saved.”  That’s also a lie.  I’m in the process of becoming saved. I’ve heard people say to me “I’m saved” as if their judgment is already set in stone.  This devalues Jesus Christ who is the one who will…