Born in a Manger

And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.Luke 2:7 This will be a brief post, but I wanted to post something in line with the Christmas season before diving back into other topics. This... Continue Reading →

Justice Cannot Rob Mercy

"What, do ye suppose that mercy can rob justice? I say unto you, Nay; not one whit. If so, God would cease to be God."(Alma 42:25) The concepts of justice and mercy are used a lot in conversation, especially among members of the Church. Often, I hear them mentioned within the phrase "mercy cannot rob... Continue Reading →

On God’s Expectations

The Strippling Warriors are at once an over-utilized and an under-analyzed LDS scripture story. They are invoked, rather shallowly, every Mothers’ Day to give a scriptural example of people who...had mothers, I guess? Primary Children sing about how “we are as the Army of Helaman” because they “have been taught in [their] youth.” There is... Continue Reading →

You’re a Mormon?

Taylor Kerby is a life long member of the church and holds Masters' Degrees in Religion and Education. None of that matters to his four-year old who just woke up and wants pancakes. When I was a boy I thought I’d be a prophet.  This quiet dream was never spoken; I would never have admitted... Continue Reading →

An Open Kitchen

Thoughts on the Church and Gender Roles "...fathers are to preside over their families in love and righteousness and are responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families. Mothers are primarily responsible for the nurture of their children. In these sacred responsibilities, fathers and mothers are obligated to help one another... Continue Reading →

Where Can I Turn For Peace?

God lives in all of us and allows us to spread the love He has for us to others. When we love openly, we can feel His love for us. True peace comes in healthy, wholesome relationships.

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