I realized how true the following verses are today recently, as I drove a highway along the Florida Keys. In times past, driving on land was very difficult. Water based travel was much, much faster. From about the time of this revelation, things have been changing such that land and air based travel seems to … Continue reading

Does anyone have an idea how 24 plates that contained the Book of Ether in the Book of Mormon could have contained so much more information than our current English writing systems? The English version of this book is over 20 pages, and yet the content we have is an abridgment of a lot of … Continue reading

I've thought recently of the personal service of my wife and my first home teacher while in school at BYU. Chris Sutherland was from Alberta Canada, and visited us consistently every month, even though we were in college, busy with school, newly weds, and had a lot of other excuses. I don't think I've ever … Continue reading

This quote is worth remembering, for we all will have our share of trials in life: “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially … Continue reading

"As parenting declines, the need for policing increases. There will always be a shortage of police if there is a shortage of effective parents! Likewise, there will not be enough prisons if there are not enough good homes." "Society should focus anew on the headwaters—the family—where values can be taught, lived, experienced, and perpetuated. Otherwise, … Continue reading

So I remembered the other day a man named Ken Sato who obtained his masters degree in organizational behavior at BYU when I was there. He was more mature than most of the other's in our student ward, and being such, was wise about keeping certain things to himself. Thus it left a great impression … Continue reading