Category Archives: Jesus Christ

Easter is a Big Deal

For members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), Easter is a big deal. After all, Christ’s atonement, death, and resurrection are central to the Church’s teachings. It is because of Christ that everyone will be resurrected, … Continue reading

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An Eternal Perspective of Special Needs

I was really excited to come across this resource the other day on the website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, geared towards knowing how to include and reach out to those with special needs. Six months … Continue reading

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The Christus: Who is Christ to Us?

“That’s Jesus Christ!” my two-year old son exclaimed in an excited but reverent whisper. We stood together in awe amid the Christmas crowds at the Christus statue in Temple Square. My son wriggled against our arms during the audio presentation, … Continue reading

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To Express Sympathy: Mourning with Those that Mourn

Gratitude and peace swelled in my heart as I read through the many messages responding to my Facebook post about my daughter who was in the NICU for an unforeseen brain injury at birth. People’s cards and messages had a … Continue reading

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Art Perspective: Michael Soelberg

These two paintings are a tribute to womanhood and motherhood. I have great respect and reverence for my wife. She is a light in the life of my children, but especially in my own life. In the first painting on … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Seeing Explained Scientifically

“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light” (1 Peter 2:9). I love … Continue reading

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How to Respond to Acts of Terror

“In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) Events like the Boston Marathon bombing make the woes prophesied in the scriptures seem all too real. The horror and tragedy … Continue reading

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Do Mormons Go to Twelve Step Programs?

Well, yes.  Hi, I am a compulsive overeater… and I’m also a Mormon! I know, I know, overeating is pretty lame.  It doesn’t make someone look glamorous, has no associations with hard partying or Las Vegas, and you can’t even … Continue reading

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The Holiest Week

By Zach D. Growing up in the Church in St. George, Utah, Easter Sunday was the only part of Holy Week noted and was generally commemorated by three things: a new tie before church, a possible talk about the Resurrection … Continue reading

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Finding Hope in Regret

By Tim Regret is not as bad as everyone makes it out to be; there is hope within regret. In fact, I propose that there are such things as Refined Regrets and Resolutions. The regret is the original feeling of … Continue reading

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