Month: February 2012

Love – Dead?

Yesterday, on Valentines Day, I was sitting in the drive thru of a fast food chain, getting my $2.14 worth of lunch.  While I was sitting there, I noticed a scene that made me think.   As I was waiting, an elderly couple left the store.  She was walking slowly with the help of one of those four footed canes.   He was shuffling behind her, and the same slow pace.  They then went to their car and she waited a couple of seconds by the curb as he walked pass her and slowly climbed down from the curb.  Then he went …

Congress – we don’t need it anymore.

I heard something on the news today that boiled my blood, and made my head want to explode.   And I have to share it.

Back in the State of the Union address, President Obama said this:

Some of what’s broken has to do with the way Congress does its business these days.  A simple majority is no longer enough to get anything -– even routine business –- passed through the Senate.  (Applause.)  Neither party has been blameless in these tactics.  Now both parties should put an end to it.  (Applause.)  For starters, I ask the Senate to pass a simple

Carnal Security =

In 2nd Nephi 28 it reads:

21 And others will he pacify, and lull them away into carnal security, that they will say: All is well in Zion; yea, Zion prospereth, all is well—and thus the devil cheateth their souls, and leadeth them away carefully down to hell.

22 And behold, others he flattereth away, and telleth them there is no hell; and he saith unto them: I am no devil, for there is none—and thus he whispereth in their ears, until he grasps them with his awful cchains, from whence there is no deliverance.

23 Yea, they are grasped

Honor of man.

During the last few weeks, I have been thinking a lot about Honor and Glory.  I am working on a post about what I have come up with and will be posting it in the near future.  I just can’t quite seem to get it like I want to get it.   But today we were reading scriptures as a family and we read from Alma 31.

Alma and a hand full of other missionaries go to visit the land of the Zoramites.  And they find that they say the worship God, but they are doing it for their own Glory.  …