Archive for June, 2014

  • Mormons and the Three Bears

    Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

    In the scriptures the terms bear and bare are sometimes used synonymously. In modern times to bear is to carry and to bare is to reveal or “lay bare” for all to see as in baring your soul. In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints there are three bears we value: bearing each […]

  • Heaven IS for Real

    Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

    When I was junior in high school, a girl from my school and her boyfriend were killed while riding a motorcycle. The girl was a member of the swim team, and the swim team coach was my biology teacher. I wanted to offer comfort to my teacher as he grieved over the loss of his […]

  • Speak like a Mormon

    Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

    When I was a child, a woman showed up at our ward to find out about the church. A missionary asked her if she was an investigator, and she told him she wasn’t from a government agency. She just wanted to learn more about the church. As with sports or tech talk, members of The […]

  • How guys think

    Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

    Wouldn’t girls like to know.   After writing last week’s blog about modesty, I thought about another aspect that I will never completely understand: how guys think. When I was a teenager, my mom and I shopped at a thrift store and found a beautiful blue dress with a long skirt and separate fitted sleeveless […]