Relationships Matter

Relationships matter so much. Over the last few years I’ve grown rather tired of “culture” and “tradition” when they describe thoughts and actions that lead towards the exclusion of someone different than “the norm.” I see it frequently at work, Church and elsewhere. We all think we’re right and that we’re doing the right thing… Continue reading Relationships Matter

Ministering in Our Day

A few short weeks ago, the leadership of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change in the way we minister to one another.  They completely did away with the "program" or what we used to call Home Teaching and Visiting Teaching.  Home and Visiting Teaching essentially administered our ministering efforts and I… Continue reading Ministering in Our Day

Jerry Is My Friend

I will miss Jerry; in a world where so many give up and give in so quickly, his "I can do it" mentality was a refreshing contrast. Things didn't always work out the way he wanted but he didn't give up often or easily. He tried to do all he could and then some...and he… Continue reading Jerry Is My Friend