This year (2020) I was invited to share my thoughts in Sunstone's “Why I Stay” plenary session for their conference.
Our Christian action is to be a response to pain and suffering, not an escape from it.
The tragedic flaw of Ebenezer Scrooge isn't that he loves money. It's that he loves work.
What makes the difference between scripture being used for good or evil?
My hope is that we can strengthen our sustaining in ways which can weather the storms of life, acknowledge one another’s humanity, turn our hearts to God, and avoid the brittleness of counterfeits to sustaining.
I recently did an interview for the Mormon Matters podcast on the topic of how we can give our children seeds of faith that can grow with them into and throughout adulthood.
Do we allow our faith to be powerfully, even transformatively, lead by compassion? Or do we see compassion as something we pull behind our faith? Do we allow compassion to challenge our beliefs? Or do we challenge compassion with our beliefs?
There are many forces in this world that help or harm families. Do we recognize them?
While dealing with personal doubt and pain I found my Savior in the words of a Hymn. Jesus is the Prince of Peace and his life has lessons for us today as we navigate social media, our family relationships, and over come our trials.