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Into the Wilderness

October 19, 2013


Originally published at Real Intent I’ve been on a bit of a sabbatical for the past 6 months, moving from one wilderness to another to yet another. Three years in wildernesses of one kind or another, following decades of wildernesses of different kinds. It has been a refreshing experience. If you’ll forgive a bit of […]

Why We Sometimes Shouldn’t Write

March 2, 2013


I have a long history of offending people with my writing. I’ve often wondered about this, because I don’t necessarily have a long history of offending people in person. Still, I’m not terribly articulate in person, so I find myself preferring to interact in some situations through writing — a way of ensuring that my halting […]

On Lost Opportunities

October 17, 2012


Scriptures are not really that important in God’s eyes. This morning I was reading the early chapters of the Doctrine and Covenants and pondering the experiences of Joseph and Oliver and Martin. I’ve often mused about the circuitous route that was the translation process, but today I was particularly interested in why an all-powerful God, […]