As I read chapter 12 of Ether this week – the part where Moroni speaks about his and his ancestors’ weakness in writing – I felt like he was talking to me and you about the weakness of past Church leaders, particularly prophets. Most pointedly, there’s always been a lot of harsh judgement of Joseph … Continue reading Charity for weakness
When the young Joseph announced his experience in the woods, no-one except his family, who knew him well, believed him – he was just a young farmer’s boy; what would he know? Why would God reveal himself to a farmer’s uneducated boy and not a learned theologian? Pah! Continue reading The legacy of Joseph Smith
I’ve been thinking about callings: the sort that heroes and prophets receive. An obscure boy or girl, going about their ordinary life, is suddenly caught up in a quest to save their nation or the world. They are joined by companions and a mentor, are attacked by evil, whether in the form of mythical beasts, … Continue reading Heroes, heroines, prophets… and me.