Category Archives: Thoughts and Insights

God’s Perfect Scheduling

We are on the road, away from our Yakima home for several weeks each transfer.  Our lives revolve in these 6-week periods.  This afternoon we were returning home through the Canyons behind our mission home and the hills that were covered … Continue reading

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“to be held in remembrance”

This afternoon we attended a Stake Conference in The Dalles Stake.  During the 4:00 Priesthood Leadership Meeting, I sat in the foyer, preparing my talk for the evening session.  I couldn’t help but notice a grandma near me writing in what … Continue reading

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The Calf Path by Sam Walter Foss

One day through the primeval wood A calf walked home, as good calves should, But made a trail all bent askew, A crooked trail, as all calves do. Since then three hundred years have fled, And I infer, the calf … Continue reading

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The Greatest of all the Commandments

I recently met with a young missionary who told me an incredible story.  I can’t stop thinking about the experience he shared with me.  As we visited during our interviews, he told me he had looked forward his entire life … Continue reading

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Let’s pull ourselves together

We are living in troubled times.  In many ways, it’s nice to be sheltered from much of what’s going on out there.  We don’t have time or energy left at the end of the day to watch or read the … Continue reading

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What It Really Means When Women Are “Unclean” in the Scriptures

I found this article by Heather Farrell  on her Women and the Scriptures website and want to post it so I remember what I learned here: There is one word in the Bible that bothered me for a long time. … Continue reading

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There are Three Deaths

graphics by Edward Gorey “There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name … Continue reading

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