Obedience is surrendering your will. Becoming enveloped in the great divine will. Our own randomly aligned will/desires will only occasionally align with that which will make us happiest. We must be willing to give it all up, and all that will remain of our original us is the us that was good/headed in the rightContinue reading “Power through Surrender”
My brain is abuzz with a billion thoughts. I sit in church and feel “Run away!” The seats are uncomfortable, my neck hurts, everything happens sooooooooo slow. But, I feel a subtle calmness, a rest, a peace, even as my kids are driving me crazy and my body hurts, I feed an underlying and overlyingContinue reading “Church Anxiety (or Sitting Anxiety)”
Be willing to believe new things based off of new evidence (spiritual or physical). If not, why have beliefs at all? If you aren’t willing to change your mind, then you are doomed to the semi-random set of beliefs you begin with. Your thinking does not define reality nor does it change it. So, you shouldContinue reading “Flexible Minds”
I like sitting on a couch listening to my religious leaders speak. (Not a big fan of the over 50 years old long-voweled choir, however.) I feel like sleeping I’m so relaxed. It’s not exciting, it’s not full of world-shattering revelations, but to hear these men and women speak of the spiritual experiences they’ve had,Continue reading “Watching LDS General Conference (Big bi-annual religious meeting)”
Life is a test, right? Or is it just testing us? I think there’s more than just a test. Something to learn. A test is to test prior learned knowledge, right? Well, I don’t remember what I knew before this life. Therefore, this isn’t a test. This is a workshop.