Investigating Alternative Viewpoints


My bishop asked to visit with me again on Sunday afternoon. We spent an hour discussing my health – both mental and physical - my career, my financial condition and my blogging activities. Although he doesn’t read my blog, others in the ward do and have shared misgivings about me. I thanked him for the …

What kind of warnings do we prefer?


There are occasions when I feel especially appreciative of the unique perspectives of life that come from being a Mormon. Let's face it, we see life differently than most people of the world. We have the advantage of an understanding of the purpose of life that is very different. There are times when we can …

Headlines and FUD – fear, uncertainty, doubt


I'm sure you know that headlines are meant to be provocative and to entice you to read the article. It has always been a pet peeve of mine that most headlines are also mis-leading. How about this headline for example: "Home Sales Plunge by 8 Percent." Why, how awful! How could such a thing happen? …