Monthly Archives: November 2007

Making time for the important things

Another great thing I like about my church is how I am constantly encouraged to study and learn. The LDS Church has placed tremendous value and emphasis on education. Besides the four church-owned colleges and Universities, which are subsidized through…

What I love about my church

We had Stake Conference today. If you’re not LDS that just means we had a semi-annual gathering of members of the church from the Camarillo-Oxnard CA area. One of the speakers at the meeting was the mission president of the…

We knew it was going to get ugly

From Politico: “In an apparent push poll, a research firm has called Iowa Republicans this week praising John McCain and criticizing Mitt Romney and his Mormon faith. …there were “lots of negatives on Romney, including mentions of his “flip-flops,” hiring…

Donny Osmond on Eternal Marriage

OK, I’ve just got to say something about the Osmonds on Oprah today. No, I’ve never watched Oprah before in my life. I was working from home today and Carol had the show on in the front room. Frankly, it…

Winning through not being Intimidated

One of favorite books from the seventies is Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J Ringer. I also liked his other bestseller, Looking Out for #1. If you have read the books you know that they do not endorse selfishness or…

The real purpose of life

Carol and I have met over the past several years on a regular basis with our friends from the local congregation of the Church of the Nazarene. While the subject was improving marriage we were encouraged to find so much…