I used to think I was pretty good at accepting people who are different than I am. Continue reading I thought I was good at not judging others, until …
As much as anything else, “Sealed” makes grace more than a theological concept; it treats grace something to be lived more than to be studied or preached. Continue reading Intimate memoir details a life transformed by grace
The Jeep ad wasn’t for me. And I mean that in two ways: I’m not part of the target audience that the ad was made for, and neither am I likely to find any appeal in Jeep models similar to … Continue reading Go after the middle, says the Jeep ad; but is that the middle?
Not since the first time I voted in a presidential election — I was young and politically naive when I voted against the Vietnam War by voting for George McGovern — have I felt my vote potentially makes as much … Continue reading My top 5 reasons for voting for Joe Biden
Washing my hands is something I can do easily. Not touching my face is a bigger challenge. Continue reading How I’m using mindfulness to quit touching my face
This is what life was like for me near the beginning of the 2019-2020 pandemic. Continue reading A letter to my future grandchildren: Life soon after the pandemic began
Jeremiah 17:9 has been used as prooftext to show that humankind is inherently evil. Continue reading Does the Bible teach we’re ‘desperately wicked’?
When I was in college, I would routinely takes notes in class — and then seldom look at them again, and not just because my handwriting was nearly illegible. I found that the mere act of writing things down helped … Continue reading 13 days in Colombia: My travel notes
This is the draft I used for a talk at the Union Park (Utah) Stake Third Ward sacrament meeting today: A few years ago, on the weekend that our oldest son graduated from Indiana University, he and I had the … Continue reading 5 Things We Can Learn from the Book of Mormon