Keeping the Sabbath, When and How


"Anyone can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy takes the rest of the week" - Alice Walker You can't pick up an Ensign these days without hearing much about the need to keep the Sabbath day. This is a good thing. I hope that the Church isn't just focus-grouping this topic as a sort …

On TBMs, Parables and Dreams


Guest post: A young reader of the blog came for a visit recently. Carol and I enjoyed having him stay overnight. He introduced us to a new phenomenon called “couch-surfing." You probably know all about it but we had never heard of it. Now we know. You want to come visit us here by the beach? The …

Confession Time


  My mother (bless her heart) has been posting these new "helpful" videos put out by the Church that promotes the Church's 12-step program, which is modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous. The Church's program is targeted toward those with drug or sex addictions, and some with eating disorders.   I like what AA has done for …