All things bear tesimony

All things bear tesimony

In reflecting back on John Pratt’s recent article on Venus and its tie to the Lord’s life, I have concluded that the phrase “under the earth” as used in Moses 6: 63 is referring to the cycles of the “wandering stars” or planets.  It does not refer to the subterranean composition of the earth’s mantle.  
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Baseball Season

Baseball Season

High School baseball begins today.  Hope it doesn’t snow.

Reincarnation

Reincarnation

Yesterday at lunch I heard a great line from the Maharaja:  “Reincarnation is only for the ignorant.”  Made me laugh.

Reincarnation

Reincarnation

Yesterday at lunch I heard a great line from the Maharaja:  “Reincarnation is only for the ignorant.”  Made me laugh.

Equinox

Equinox

The Vernal Equinox is Saturday, March 20th.  It is that moment that arrives every year where everything is in balance, light and dark are balanced and nature everywhere from pole to pole is showered equally with the light and life of heaven.  It occurs twice a year, and not again until the Autumnal Equinox in
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Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

The name of the policy which eliminates a large population of desirous young men from serving a mission was really unfortunate.  “Raising The Bar” implies that these young men do not measure up. Repentant young men who have been involved with serious sexual transgressions during their teens are by and large denied the opportunity to
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Nadab and Abihu

Nadab and Abihu

I was asked about the relationship between Nadab and Abihu’s death and the Day of Atonement ceremony.  I responded as follows: Remember that these two saw the Lord in sacred space (on top of Sinai with Moses) earlier in their lives. (Exo. 24: 9-11)   Despite their earlier audience with the Lord, they were not authorized
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Genius

Genius

Joseph Smith was the first, great restorer of lost light in this Dispensation.  He restored doctrine, authority, ordinances, scriptures and the organization for the Church.  His ministry was one of the greatest among men in any age.   The second great restorer was, in my view, Hugh Nibley.  He shed light on antiquity using the
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Amber Dubois

Amber Dubois

The body of missing 14-year old Amber Dubois was found and positively identified Saturday.  Her body was placed in a shallow grave.  The morning she disappeared she went to school with a check to pay for a young lamb she intended to raise as part of her membership in the Future Farmer’s of America.  Her
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With respect to the leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

With respect to the leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

I balance my deep respect for these men, and profound awareness that no-one is really equal to the burden which WE impose upon them, with the knowledge that I alone am responsible for confirming through revelation all truth.  Now, I say “the burden which WE impose upon them” to distinguish between what the Lord and
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