We Lived After the Manner of Happiness

There’s a perspective in the world that I feel like I come across more and more. A perspective that I’m not sure I understand, but that I do play into sometimes. It’s a perspective that we all want happiness but live in sadness, misery, depression, etc. And that’s how life is, so there’s nothing we […]

What’s So Bad About Satan’s Plan?

Growing up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I heard a lot about “the war in heaven,” in other words, Satan refusing to follow God, convincing other children of God to follow him instead, and all of them being tossed out of heaven.  As a child, I was always taught that the […]

No One Gets a Free Pass From Judgment

I’ve talked a lot on this blog about how we aren’t perfect beings. We’re human, we mess up, that’s life, and that’s why Christ did the Atonement. We can make mistakes, learn from them, and become better than we were.  But now I want to make sure that something is clear – when I say […]