Browsing All posts tagged under »freedom«

No Turning Back Now

November 7, 2012


While half of our nation is in a relative state of mourning the morning after, the Church has great reason to rejoice. No matter which US political party won, the gospel triumphed. When the Savior visited the people on this continent after his death in Jerusalem, on his second day ministering he shared these words: […]

That’s Not Fair

January 3, 2012


Someone bilks someone else out of their home and seems to go scot-free. A marriage partner reneges on religious covenants and the church does nothing about it. A child is born with a rare condition that ravages her body and diminishes her experience of life. A business partner embezzles funds then moves out of the […]

Good Trumps Free

December 6, 2011


This could be one of those grammar discussions, like how punctuation matters (“Let’s eat Grandma!” or “Let’s eat, Grandma!”) but it’s not. This isn’t an offer of something for nothing, unless you count the fact that you don’t have to pay me to read what I think. I had to write it that way because […]

No is the first answer

June 26, 2010


“Yes” is good. It means we get what we want. It means that things are going our way. It means “smooth” and “coordinated” and “successful” and “happy.” Except that it doesn’t. In corporate negotiation, the only real answer is “no.” Company A wants to sign a contract with Company B for services. They have a […]