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The Importance of a Shared Standard

January 27th, 2015 by G.

Here is a secondary reason why its important that men value chastity. (more…)

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January 27th, 2015 11:32:44

The Marriage of True Minds

January 21st, 2015 by G.

 

Marriage is theater.  It is the stage and the back stage.  It is the play and also the players. (more…)

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January 21st, 2015 11:13:06

The Art of Marriage

January 16th, 2015 by G.

I like hard-nosed, no-nonsense spirituality. I don’t like guff.

Marriage is at the core of Mormon spirituality. Marriage and dating, are also, in this culture, swaddled in yards and yards of guff. (more…)

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January 16th, 2015 14:15:26

The Final Purpose of the Nativity

January 06th, 2015 by G.

“I don’t know. No reason.”   You have just been asked why you wore that shirt today. You don’t recall.   Impulse maybe. It doesn’t matter and it’s not worth talking about.

But if your choice did matter, there should be a reason. When you knock at the gates of heaven (who has ears to hear, let him hear), when you are asked “why have you come?” you should have something better to say than “I don’t know. No reason.” (more…)

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January 06th, 2015 11:31:05

Good Quote About People

January 01st, 2015 by Man SL

There is a strong inverse correlation between empathy and self awareness.

-thus the Internet

 

 

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January 01st, 2015 21:18:36

Cold iron

December 14th, 2014 by Vader

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December 14th, 2014 22:41:04

73 years ago today

December 07th, 2014 by Vader

Surprise!

His Majesty: “I love surprises. The ones I spring, anyway.”

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December 07th, 2014 13:43:22

Let’s Get Genderal, Gendered Lady

December 03rd, 2014 by G.

I’m probably the last person to realize that the word sex, meaning copulation, originally came from sex, meaning man and woman. (more…)

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December 03rd, 2014 14:49:46

“Large families, large houses, traditional role models, and single incomes”

November 18th, 2014 by MC

Those words would be as good an answer as I could give to the question originally addressed to Conan the Barbarian: “What is best in life?”

But they’re actually taken from this passage: (more…)

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November 18th, 2014 02:31:03

Belated but worth posting

November 14th, 2014 by Vader

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November 14th, 2014 18:35:19

Participating in Your Own Life

November 14th, 2014 by G.

I wrote this post in my head, wide awake at 3 AM in an uncomfy bed.

Not the actual bed

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November 14th, 2014 13:19:25

Family Ghosts

October 31st, 2014 by G.

On the sweetness of Mormon life.  All is not well in Zion, but there are still pearls in the field. Brother Joseph and  Brother Brigham can rest content.

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October 31st, 2014 10:41:33

Growing Grass and Growing Kids

October 30th, 2014 by G.

I have a big, green lawn that wraps around the house. I just finished scattering gypsum and reseeding a few bare patches. That’s my lawncare routine: fertilizer once or twice a year, gypsum once or twice a year, pull dandelions, maybe spray for dandelions when my dander gets up, and reseed occasionally.  My kids mow it (high), and I water well. This is not a demanding routine. But it seems to work. My lawn isn’t manicured but it is cool and soft and looks inviting.

Lawns have a bad rap. They take up too much time, they take up too much space, they take up too much water. Water, I don’t think people should care about. Water is a renewable resource. Dearth of water in any one area is just a technical and political problem.

Lawns do take up some time and space. But so do kids. If kids are what your lawn is for, it takes away the problem. (more…)

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October 30th, 2014 10:00:17

Get Thee a Son

October 28th, 2014 by G.

On Mormon manliness. (more…)

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October 28th, 2014 10:51:15

No Wonder Canada is Better Governed than the US

October 27th, 2014 by G.

I would be proud to be led by one of these men.

 

After they heard gunfire outside their meeting room door Wednesday, Members of Parliament snapped close to 15 flagpoles to make sharp weapons.

Some positioned themselves on risers that flanked doors, ready to attack an assailant.

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October 27th, 2014 07:45:18