One of my all-time favorite movies is Ordinary People. In it, there’s a scene in which Conrad, a teenager who was hospitalized for several months after attempting suicide and is now trying to re-adjust to life, gets together with one of his friends from the hospital. He asks her, do you ever miss it? When [...]
Think about the following statements: 1) I have serious doubts about Book of Mormon historicity. 2) We need to return to the Constitution, and resist the ungodly socialist plot threatening America. 3) I have extensively researched the topic, and have concluded that the Lost Ten Tribes are on the moon.
I’ve had various encounters throughout my life with anti-Mormons who were out to save me from this terrible cult in which I am a member. Needless to say, this is an attitude I find extremely off-putting—in fact, as an unorthodox Mormon who engages in plenty of my own critiques of the Church, there are fewer [...]
I think Facebook is fun. Let me emphasize that I am not saying this to start a debate about Facebook per se–why people should or should not be on Facebook, issues of privacy, what you think of the new layout, etc. I realize it’s not for everyone, for a variety of reasons, and I don’t [...]
The first time I ever watched or listened to a session of General Conference was my freshman year at BYU. And no, I’m not a convert. Growing up, since we didn’t have cable TV and lived outside of Utah, our only option for watching conference was a TV at the stake center. I’m sure many [...]