Our time in the George's home, here in Tumwater, seems to be going a little too quickly. We're at the 2 1/2 month mark already -- nearly a quarter of our way through the year that we can stay here. I've already had someone ask me "what's next?" and indeed it is time already to … Continue reading Turning Point?
I recently unfollowed* a number of my friends on Facebook. Why? Because I was finding their posts to be ￼more and more disturbing. ￼ These are friends who are all about my age and who used to be ￼loving individuals. ￼￼They were kind, respectful, tolerant, and forgiving. However, as they've grown older, they seem to … Continue reading Do people become more prejudiced as they age?
This week, we had the Sister missionaries over for dinner and Susan decided to tell them the story of how she and I met and about our courtship. Naturally, we think it's a great story, and I don't remember writing it down, so I'd like to tell it here. In November 2009, Susan was attending … Continue reading Our love story
One of my children recently pointed out to me that there must be something wrong with me because more than one of my family members dislikes me. Yes, bad people do have enemies, but so do good people. In fact, many of the greatest people the world has ever known had plenty of enemies -- Martin … Continue reading On having enemies
After our lesson today in Elders Quorum meeting, I have a greater appreciation for Pahoran in the Book of Mormon. When things were getting rough for Captain Moroni, one of the greatest figures in the Book of Mormon, he sent a letter to Pahoran, the governor of the land, complaining that he and his troops … Continue reading New appreciation for Pahoran