Take His Lighter Burden!

Listen to Elder Joseph the Heychest: “Therefore, don’t despair when you fall, but get up eagerly and do a metanoia saying, “Forgive me, my dear Christ. I am human and weak.” The Lord has not abandoned you. But since you still have a great deal of worldly pride, a great deal of vainglory, our Christ lets you make mistakes and fall, so that you perceive and come to know your weakness every…

Time to Rest!

Ah, summertime! The season of vacations, a more relaxed pace of life, adventures, and warm weather. “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy….” Summertime is such a wonderful time of year. But our society is one in which most Americans take little to no vacation time. The drive to produce creates the sense that I always have to be “productive.” A friend of mine recently sent me an article naming the top ways…

An Offer You Shouldn’t Refuse

I looked out at the congregation and said: “If Kmart had a Blue Light special like this, they’d sell out in a minute.” Of course, you don’t know what a “blue light special is. You may not even remember KMart! Suffice it to say it was a marketing trick that a store use to use to draw attention to special deals they had in their store. And my reference was to the…

An Offer You Shouldn’t Refuse

I looked out at the congregation and said: “If Kmart had a Blue Light special like this, they’d sell out in a minute.” Of course, you don’t know what a “blue light special is. You may not even remember KMart! Suffice it to say it was a marketing trick that a store use to use to draw attention to special deals they had in their store. And my reference was to the…

Time to Rest!

Ah, summertime! The season of vacations, a more relaxed pace of life, adventures, and warm weather. “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy….” Summertime is such a wonderful time of year. But our society is one in which most Americans take little to no vacation time. The drive to produce creates the sense that I always have to be “productive.” A friend of mine recently sent me an article naming the top ways…

An Offer You Shouldn’t Refuse

I looked out at the congregation and said “If Kmart had a Blue Light special like this, they’d sell out in a minute.” Of course you don’t know what a “blue light special is. You may not even remember KMart! Suffice it to say it was a marketing trick that a store use to use to draw attention to special deals they had in their store. And my reference was to the…