I’m re-posting this entry from about a year and a half ago, since it’s continually relevant. Where do you think we are in this process? What is our role, as disciples of Jesus Christ? The rise and fall of the perfect Nephite civilisation in 4th Nephi: it’s always wonderful and kind of magical to read … Continue reading Secrets of a happy society… and how to lose it.
With God, and diligence in living by righteous principles, we can prosper no matter where we are. Continue reading How to have peace in a competitive world
The rise and fall of the perfect Nephite civilisation in 4th Nephi – it’s always wonderful and kind of magical to read about the good years, wish I was there/it was here, and wonder what it would have been like to live then. It’s also always sad and disappointing to read about its decline. Such … Continue reading Secrets of a happy society… and how to lose it.
The scriptures that speak of the last days before the Lord’s coming describe physical conditions that sound like a worldwide environmental crisis – or rather, multiple environmental crises. So many that the earth cannot maintain its regular state; its systems overwhelmed and out of balance, with feedback multiplying the results and shocks, growing exponentially until … Continue reading The earth in commotion
Confession: I’ve been binge-ish-watching a TV series the last couple of weeks, which I’ve obviously become addicted to, with full knowledge! I’ve watched two seasons – the 22-episode kind. I do this, sometimes, with good things. Stories are especially dangerous; they provide such a complete world, with well-drawn characters you can come to love and … Continue reading The profound gift of life