Category: repentance

Faith to Forgive Grievous Harms: Accepting the Atonement as Restitution

There is a podcast, Mormon Discussion, that I listen to on ...

And They Were Not Ashamed

"I hid myself, because I was naked." Adam and Eve have been ...

Review of Face to Face by S. Michael Wilcox

Arms folded, head bowed, eyes closed, and of course, kneeling. This ...

Relapse, Repentance and Redemption

We tend to think of relapse in terms of addiction, specifically ...

ARP and Me

Hi, my name is Paul and I’m a recovering co-dependent and ...

Peace and Depression: Accountability, Repentance and the Atonement

I am struck regularly by how many members fail to focus ...

Finding Myself

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

Walking the Path to Charity through the Atonement

From a workshop presented at my stake’s women’s conference. Because we are ...

When is Your Appointment?

Over a blissfully free-from-work-and-school holiday break this winter, my eight-year-old daughter ...

Agency: Guns, Gays and Abortion

With all the tumult about same sex marriage, gun rights, and ...

Spiritual Education Through Sin

We are often told that the only thing that we truly ...

Redeemed

I am not a poetry person. Oh, I enjoy reading it, ...

That for Which I Hunger and Thirst – and the Place of Blogging in My Pursuit

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

Why the Basics Are Not Always So “Basic”

Language is a fluid concept. An english dictionary from two hundred ...

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 ...

Lies That Separate Us From God

There are many lies that can keep us away from God.  ...

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 ...

A Stream of Testimony

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

A Fresh View of Repentance

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

Lift Up Your Voice

My mother says I started singing a little before I started ...

In Prison and Ye Came

This is the story of why I go to prison every ...

A Storm of Anger

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

Appraising Souls

One of my favorite talks from the October 2012 General Conference ...

Defining Faith

In my experience with grief I often read about how faith ...

If Ye Do This, Ye Shall Always…

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

Living Imperfectly

The second time I was called as bishop, my oldest son ...

Celebrating Repentance

One of the themes of this past conference washed over me ...