Two Ways

Two Ways

There are two opposing powers which use two different forces. There is love and fear. Love invites, encourages, waits, supports and rejoices in progress. Love is undeterred by setbacks. Instead, love finds a way to address obstacles and tries again. Love creates. Fear inhibits, controls, discourages and limits progression. Fear offers setbacks and looks for
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Utopia

Utopia

Sir Thomas More titled a 1516 book Utopia, coining a term used forever after for an ideal society. Sir More may have coined the term but Utopian ideas go back to Plato’s Republic for scholars, and Enoch for Christians and Jews. Fiction writers often try to describe an imaginary perfect society, and Hollywood regularly uses
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Questions?

Questions?

From an email I received. This is an exchange between third-parties.  I’ve attended many of the ten lectures and I’ve listened to all of them. I was at the Phoenix lecture. At the conclusion of the lecture, different people had different understandings of what was communicated, what was to be done, and what they were
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Mighty, Strong, Davidic

Mighty, Strong, Davidic

I have never claimed, in public or private, to be anything other than a weak and foolish man. The notion that I think I am anything other than that repulses me. For years I have said that until someone actually accomplishes something, they have no right to claim they are something great or wonderful, that
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Phoenix/Mesa Transcript

Phoenix/Mesa Transcript

The Phoenix/Mesa transcript is up on Scribd. Also, I fixed the link for the St. George lecture. You can find links for them on the right hand side of the blog under DS talks.

Tuesday Lecture

Tuesday Lecture

The final lecture will be on Tuesday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Mesa. The time is local, which in Mesa is Mountain Standard. Each of the lectures make sense as a “stand alone” but the final installment assumes anyone attending will be familiar with the content of the nine prior talks.

September 9 Lecture Location

September 9 Lecture Location

Date:    Sept. 9, 2014 Time:    9:30 AM Place:    Hilton Phoenix/Mesa             1011 West Holmes Ave             Mesa, AZ  85210 Seats 700 plus 60 Fwy and Alma School RoadPLEASE NOTE THAT ARIZONA DOES NOT HAVE DAYLIGHT SAVINGS. THE TIME IS ALWAYS LOCAL AT
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Phoenix Venue UPDATE

Phoenix Venue UPDATE

We lost the first announced location in Phoenix because, as Doug informed me: “Due to threats, nasty phone calls & emails, Rockin R Ranch has cancelled the venue. Will get another. Ward & stake people threatened to boycott the business if they allowed the talk at their place. Phone calls with the same thing.” We
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Pantomime

Pantomime

The LDS Church has been extremely important in my journey back to God. I am grateful to them, even if others do not understand this. I doubt that I could have succeeded in understanding much at all about God if not for the LDS Church. However, I realize now that the LDS Church has been
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Question on preceding post…

Question on preceding post…

QUESTION: “Levitical priesthood is almost universally available to every male alive today, no matter their ethnicity.”  Do yo mean that, by virtue of lineage, almost all men already have the right to OFFICIATE in Aaronic priesthood ordinances, or just that almost all men have the right to RECEIVE the Aaronic priesthood?  I.e., they all HAVE
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