The Holy Ghost – Gift or Got

October 2010, LDS General Conference, Sunday afternoon session.

I’m usually sound asleep by this session of conference. There is nothing else in the world that puts me to sleep like General Conference—weekly sacrament meeting would too if it weren’t for all of the crying kids and uncomfortable pews. Nevertheless, I remember a particular talk by Elder David Bednar that I reflect on frequently.

His sermon was entitled Receive the Holy Ghost. Continue reading “The Holy Ghost – Gift or Got”

Power Lines Through My Wilderness

I have a quiet place, my own little wilderness. Well, its not mine, its publicly accessible land, but nobody goes there. If I want to hike for a few moments of therapy, meditation, and pray, I know that I can enjoy some solitude and experience intriguing landscape not far from home.

The problem with my little wilderness is that it has power lines running through it.

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