Browsing All posts tagged under »consecration«


March 15, 2013


In the synoptic gospels there is a story of a certain man who came to the Master seeking to know what he should do to inherit or gain eternal life. The Master reviewed the commandments in a quick recitation of the well-known steps to heaven, worn by the feet of the children of Abraham since the time of Moses, […]

Why I Think We’re Having the Wrong Conversation

January 11, 2013


Last year Neylan McBaine, founder of the Mormon Women Project, rocked the Bloggernacle by making a presentation at FAIR about equality between the sexes. While her data on “the crisis” (her words) in the Church regarding women and leadership opportunities is drawn from a narrow sampling of vocal agitators for change (analysis here), she made […]

One Healthy Body

December 21, 2012


The Word of Wisdom is about the law of consecration. Until a couple of weeks ago, I didn’t know that. I’m reading the Doctrine and Covenants during November and December for my personal scripture study, journaling my life and observations as I go, and when I read Section 89 I stopped abruptly at these words (emphasis […]

You Get What You Pay For

July 27, 2011


A friend today wrote a piece that served as a flash point for thoughts that have been coalescing in my mind for some time. I appreciated his insights, carefully offered as a professor in a respected business program of a major university. I have my own to add as well. With a long history of […]