My wife says, apropos of nothing: you know, people need a testimony of their marriage.
Some law professors’ views on how a court is likely to rule on an issue are untainted by exposure to actual courts.
–Thus Ken White
According to recent BSA policy, the above picture is unkind and unsafe, unless the boy is wearing safety glasses and only pointing the super soaker at an approved target on an approved range. Grinning while doing it has not yet been explicitly banned.
The BSA policy is being understandably mocked in the press. (more…)
Did he also experience all the small acts of kindness, and service, where people went out of their way to “lift up the hands that hang down, and strengthen the feeble knees”? Did he experience the joy that the lonely feel when one reaches out to them to let them know they matter and are cared about? Did he feel the hope restored when we visit someone who is sick or in prison and cheered their hearts? Did he feel the relief of the overwhelmed when someone paused to share their burden with them? Did he feel the relief we feel when someone forgives us of our screwups and mistakes, or when someone shows us undeserved mercy?
-thus Jon Goff. Read the whole thing.
Saturday I came home mid-morning from helping a neighbor with his irrigation turn. My son met me at the door. Can anyone be as solemn as a kid with an announcement? Solemnly, he informed me he couldn’t plant corn that day. (more…)
A man will always be judged, full stop. A person will always be judged, full stop. You will always be judged for everything you do for every second you are doing it.
The judges are God, everyone else, and yourself.
Thing is, you want it. You want to be judged and found worthy.
His Majesty: “I should think that ‘cult classic’ is not a way one would ever want to describe a Mormon production.”
I have mixed feelings about Saturday’s Warrior. It played a significant role in my awakening to spiritual things. On the other hand, it’s hard for me to even think about it now without wincing.