A New Year of More


New Year's Resolutions New year's resolutions aren't really my thing. I don't believe in using one day a year to mark a new start to my life; I prefer to make a new

A New Year of More2019-01-01T20:38:23-07:00

Attack of the ‘Bots


The Missing Day For those of you keeping score at home, you noticed that for the first time since Added Upon launched in 2017, there was not a blog entry on a Tuesday.

Attack of the ‘Bots2017-06-13T21:26:43-07:00

Jesus Calms the Storm, Part 1


Jesus Calms the Seas In Mark 4:36-41  and Matthew 8:23-26  we find the account of Jesus calming the stormy seas. Of course there is great peace in this story - the idea that

Jesus Calms the Storm, Part 12017-07-10T21:02:50-07:00

Grant Space for Mortals to be Humans


Mortals Are Human, Too "Certainly those who are less spiritually mature may indeed make serious mistakes—yet none of us should be defined only by the worst thing we have ever done." (2016–A:33, Kevin

Grant Space for Mortals to be Humans2017-07-10T21:21:36-07:00

Escape Routes and Flight Safety


Flight Safety and Escape Routes Flight Safety My brother is an accomplished pilot with some 50 years of experience under his belt. When I was young and he lived closer, I got

Escape Routes and Flight Safety2017-07-10T21:23:17-07:00

Small and Simple Things


Small and Simple Are Great The Smallest Things Add Up "Wherefore, be not weary in well-doing, for ye are laying the foundation of a great work. And out of small things proceedeth

Small and Simple Things2017-04-09T21:50:14-07:00

Spiritual Intelligence (SQ)


Developing Spiritual Intelligence Spiritual Intelligence, or SQ When Elder Bednar was president of BYU-I (then Ricks College), he gave a talk on developing spiritual intelligence. We have a brief mention of this

Spiritual Intelligence (SQ)2017-07-10T21:29:15-07:00

General Conference Is Over; Now What?


The Seeds of General Conference Post-General Conference Blues The first installment of General Conference in 2017 has ended. A friend of mine likened General Conference weekend to a holiday for Mormons, which

General Conference Is Over; Now What?2017-04-03T11:16:57-07:00

Eyes to See: Road to Emmaus


Eyes to See The story of the disciples traveling to Emmaus after Jesus' resurrection is a great scriptural example of developing eyes to see.   Read Luke 24:30-32; 45. Under what conditions can

Eyes to See: Road to Emmaus2017-03-21T09:06:54-07:00