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Powerful Prayer

January 23, 2013


This morning I went to my knees again over a situation that I don’t have the ability to change. It’s important and present, and as deadlines approach and I turn again to the Lord in prayer, it is with much less anxiety than I have before. For months I have had prayers answered one after […]

Priesthood Power in the Church

August 15, 2012


Two young men are camped out in my family room, staying with us during a week-long visit from my prairie homeland while they attend education week at BYU. Tonight one of them asked if he could ask me a question. I was delighted and encouraged him to do so. “In my family, my father asks […]

Gifts, Privileges, and Power

May 2, 2012


Cross-posted at Wheat and Tares. Three years ago, at 6AM on a soon-to-be-scorching July day, I received a phone call from my 15-year-old son’s priesthood leader. They were on a float trip, in Moab that morning, and my boy had been throwing up all night. It was the height of the H1N1 media campaign and his […]

An Excellent Spirit

June 26, 2011


Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, a boy was stolen away from his family and grew to change his world. We have only a fragmentary record of him, apparently because he was not one to record his exploits but merely to set down revelations that affected the whole scope of mankind’s […]

Physics and other matters

June 9, 2010


It wasn’t about physics. I don’t even know where to start with that, Maggie. So, today’s post is dedicated to you, my physics purist friend. 😉 In my world, everything’s about physics. Tomorrow, I think we should talk about dark matter (i.e. crumbs.) My favorite book is To Him That Believeth, by Frederick Babbel. He […]