Nibley’s One Eternal Round

When the Dead Sea scrolls were found in 1947, there was a shroud of secrecy over them and the general public were not allowed to see them. Some Religions of the day thought they might conflict with what they had already set as dogma. ...more

Assume God is in Charge of Your Life

April 2011 I’m kind of bull-headed sometimes, so it’s hard to assume the Lord is in charge of my life. ...more

Prophecy or Suggestion

I have heard this talk from President Gordon B. Hinckley, quoted as a prophecy by many Mormons. I am not questioning prophecy when it comes, but I do have a problem when members claim that something said by a prophet or an apostle is prophecy when it was not ....more

All is well

I used to believe in a different scenario for the last days. I’m not sure what it was exactly, and that’s because it is kind of vague in our teachings. Or I should say, it is hidden in Isaiah ....more

Fasting with water

I fast with water. But I didn’t used to — I grew up in the LDS church and when fast Sunday came along, I was taught to go without two meals and donate my money to the poor. I was told to go without water ....more

The commandment to search Isaiah

I always hear about keeping the commandments. But what are they? It’s not that easy to name them all ....more

Pacific Coast Earthquake Faults

I’ve lived in California most of my life. I know what an earthquake feels like. Nothing can prepare you for that shaking of the earth ....more

Teasing Isn’t Good

Some families, friends, and associates “tease” each other. They seem to make a sport of poking-fun at one another and become expert in the “put-down”....more

Free Online Disaster Preparedness Course

Sometimes you just don’t know where to start when it comes to preparing for disasters. You have to buy things and the list can get long. And who likes to think about chaos taking over? ...more

Homemade skincare the Lazlo way

When I was about 18, I read a book about skin care in which the author shared her enthusiasm for the Hungarian Erno Lazlo skin care method....more