I Choose…

THOUGHTS ON AGENCY Our stake theme for the year (school year, since I’m in Provo and our calendar tends to relate to academic years rather than the 12-month cycle others use) is “Choose Christ”. I fine theme as far as such things go (even if all I can think when I hear it is “I […]

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Defined by Tragedy?

I was initially going to try and process my summer movie watching experience today, but given the date and what it is the anniversary of, that struck me as insensitive. So, given that it is the 11th of September, tied in with some thoughts from my still-unfinished Jesus movie watching for a book project I’m […]

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Why Does the Church Work for Me?

I often interact with friends and others who have left the Church. In many respects our thoughts on the Church are frequently quite similar. Yet, I stay and don’t see myself leaving anytime soon. That could change. But I feel like I’ve moved through the rockiest part of my personal faith journey (at least as […]

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Perfect Imperfections?

What does it mean to be perfect? Does perfection require conformity? Do you sacrifice individuality in the pursuit of perfection? Is perfection the same as being flawless or otherwise without mistakes? Can you be perfect and flawed as long as those flaws are perfect imperfections? Is God perfect in the same way that we are […]

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Flash Reviews, Pt. 12: July!

1 July 2016-31 July 2016 Welcome to another installment of Flash Reviews, where I share brief snapshot reviews of the movies I’ve watched, books I’ve read and occasional other entertainment I’ve consumed since the last time I did this. Usually once every two months or so. WARNING: Spoilers lie ahead, so just watch out. Not […]

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