A God that Must be Bound

A while ago I decided to seek out common temple phrases and words in the scriptures. The first word I studied was “sealing.” I thought I knew what I would find, but it seemed like a good place to start since I knew for certain that it was discussed … Read more

The Purpose of Life

I’ve​ ​spent​ ​a​ ​good​ ​deal​ ​time ​thinking​ ​that​ ​God​ ​had​ ​my​ ​life​ ​mapped​ ​out​ ​for​ ​me,​ ​and​ ​that​ ​if​ ​I​ ​was faithful​ ​He​ ​would​ ​tell​ ​me​ ​where​ ​to​ ​go​ ​and​ ​what​ ​to​ ​do.​ ​There​ ​is​ ​a​ ​certain​ ​amount​ ​of​ ​truth​ ​to​ ​that,​ ​but it​ ​can​ ​be​ ​a​ ​paralyzing​ ​and​ … Read more

Why I’m Glad I Left

In my last interview I promised my mission president that I would write out a letter explaining why I’m glad I served a mission. I never did because the thought of explaining it was overwhelming. However, five years ago today I entered the MTC and therefore embarked on this … Read more