Browsing All posts tagged under »spiritual growth«

Ask and Ye Shall Receive

February 20, 2012


I awakened this morning from a troubling dream, an occurrence that I find less troubling all the time. Troubling dreams are memorable, disruptive, and unsettling. It is good to be unsettled, stirred up, and focused anew on forgotten things. It creates innovation in our economy – forcing better products, increasing the efficiency of our lives, […]

The Servant’s Answer

February 8, 2012


Some time ago I published a post on a very intriguing question that comes up frequently in scripture. I’ve been thinking about an answer to that question that also comes up frequently, and that is equally instructive. Few words, lots of meaning – I’m really beginning to appreciate the Hebrew language. As a brief recursive, […]

Sorry Counselors

April 17, 2011


“If you can’t say something nice …” I hear Thumper drawling the words guiltily and chuckle. Silence is golden when a knife is hidden in the mouth. I committed to myself to read my scriptures through this year, which works out to 7 pages a day. It has been an amazing experience, because when you […]

The Lord’s Question

July 25, 2010


My best friend and I were talking today about a short but intriguing book she’s reading, thus titled. We didn’t have a lot of time to play with the author’s analysis, but the title has stimulated my thinking since. The book apparently discusses in detail this question, posed to Adam and Eve, when He returned […]