Category: progression

Charity, Women, and Priesthood

This guest post comes from Britt, a mother of 10 currently living ...

Look and Live

In the church we talk of ideals often, the paramount good ...

Gender Roles in the Plan of Salvation

This is a theory, a try at understanding. It is my ...

Agreeing With God

When studying the life of Christ I have pondered if His ...

Why I Write

On a recent vacation to North County San Diego, my family ...

My Testimony of “The Prince of Peace”

"For unto us a child is born, unto us a son ...

Finding Myself

This generation, like many before, is obsessed with claiming self, but ...

Hiking and Life

This was written on September 4, 2012 and originally posted at ...

They Shall Be Called the Children of God

Those who are peacemakers are promised that they will be called ...

Blessed are the Peacemakers

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children ...

How Will Governs the Cosmos

I like to understand how things work. I do this by ...

Choose Higher Ground

My missionary son wrote his first p-day letter Monday. It was ...

Sex as a Sacrament

This is the fourth in a 7-part series, A Compound in One.  The gospel of ...

Gifts (Estates) Precede Callings

This is the third in a 7-part series, A Compound in One.  As I studied ...

Be Ye Therefore Perfect

Matthew 5:48 quotes Jesus Christ as saying, "Be ye therefore perfect, ...

The Day I Lied to My Bishop

I was reading a thread on a bishop’s power of discernment ...

The Well of Depression

This essay is a part of our Peculiar Minds series. The darkness ...

What Will I Regret?

When I heard President Uchtdorf's talk in October, I liked it. ...

What Shall I Give in Exchange For My Soul?

I am drawn to simple, yet profound statements: one sentence sermons ...

The Road IS Long

Last month the Lord promised me help when I needed it, ...

Spiritual ADD

Too often I find myself going through the following cycle: I discover ...

Reflections on Meekness: Being Gentler With the Ones We Love

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

Blessed are the Meek: Defining Meekness as a Personal Quest

[Over the next few Sundays we are publishing a series from ...

The Paradox of Spiritual Debt

[Over the next few Sundays we are publishing a series from ...

Growing Sin

I don’t like the word repent. Short and chopped at the ...

Thoughts on Spiritual Poverty

[Over the next few Sundays we are publishing a series from ...

A Stream of Testimony

As the old year ends and the new begins, the editors ...

The Gift of Oneness

This is the eleventh in a series by our writers and ...

Foundational Thoughts about Spiritual Gifts

This is the ninth in a series by our writers and ...

The Gift of Weeping

This is the sixth in a series by our writers and ...

Salvation in This Life

Those who crucified Jesus did so because they could not accept ...

Seeing God in the Caterpillars Among Us

I was struck by something a while ago that I have ...

The Big Fluffy Airport In The Sky

Please welcome Brenda Madore who is guest posting with us. One of ...

A Fresh View of Repentance

The Bible Dictionary defines repentance as: "a change of mind, i.e., a ...

How Readest Thou?

Many quote and study the parable of the Good Samaritan as ...

When the Road Veers to the Right

Have you ever experienced a point in your life when something ...

Be Zealous to Save Souls

What is the difference between over-zealousness, zealousness, and apathy? The scriptures ...

The Map: Imagine If

My second daughter is a senior in high school.  She wrote ...

A Storm of Anger

Lying here in the dark I hear the rumbling of a ...

Light and Darkness

"What is that?" I asked. "It's one of those sun lamps. ...

Embracing Grace

I stand all amazed at the love Jesus offers me - ...

Dia de Los Muertos

Halloween coincides with the Mexican festival Dia de Los Muertos (Nov ...

A poem

When we first saw the dust they'd use to make our ...

Arriving Elsewhere

There is an ocean of ideas that flow through my writer’s ...

Faith Enough to be Healed

Over 15 years ago I had the privilege of visiting teaching ...

If Ye Do This, Ye Shall Always…

Months ago, I was preparing to teach the gospel doctrine lesson ...

Return and Bring Me Word

(Last week.) Once again, the supervisor has put off starting my son ...

The War of Animal Instincts

Recently, I remarked to my sister that I attract people with difficult ...

“If God Only Knew…”

All people face trials or tests of the divinity that is ...

Stale Bread

I had a dream about bread last night. In my dream, I ...

Empty Nets

I’m pretty sure I’m on a List at church. It’s the ...

Faith and Belief

A few Sundays past we had the discussion about Samuel the ...

A Summer Cottage in Babylon

Merrily we roll along, roll along, roll along... Yup, that was me ...