General Conference and Butterflies

Why work so hard to bring people down, when you can do so much more good with much less effort? … More General Conference and Butterflies

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A Prophet’s Warning

It’s not a regular occurance for me to have a tweet that gets a signifant amount of attention, especially during General Conference. But during the past week, one tweet in particular has had a lot of response, and I find it just as significant as its message. During the Sunday morning session of General Conference, … More A Prophet’s Warning

Overcoming the Winds of Opinion on Social Media

During his address to the women of the Church this past General Conference, Dieter F. Uchtdorf said the following… “When we [give others control over how we feel and behave], we are driven about by every wind of opinion—and in this day of ever present social media, those winds blow at hurricane intensity.” Near our … More Overcoming the Winds of Opinion on Social Media

Caring for the Poor

I took the train into the city today for a conference for work. On the way out of town on the light rail to the train station, I happened to find myself standing next to a homeless man. He was older — gray-haired, gray beard. He wasn’t wearing anything more than a hoodie to keep … More Caring for the Poor