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My Writings and Experiences

Writing on travel, business, philosophy, books, and religion.

Time For Us To Rethink Things

Time For Us To Rethink Things

Dealing With Changing Tides This time away from the routine has caused a shift in my thinking, as it probably has for so many of you. It has been great to spend more time with my family. I have tried not to make it a time to just binge watch TV. After all, I still...

The Word of the Lord is Verified

The Word of the Lord is Verified

When reading through chapters of scripture there are often little gems that strike you at certain times. Right now, the passage in Jarom stood out to me where he expressed in his writing that “the word of the lord was verified” (Jarom 1:9). It was timely as I looked...

Keeping My Spirits Up – Optimistic

Keeping My Spirits Up – Optimistic

These are unprecedented times that we are in. Last week my wife and I returned from traveling along the Central California Coast. We were not concerned when we left, but things got real in the middle of our trip. The Church canceled church services around the world...

A Day Trip to Pinnacles National Park

A Day Trip to Pinnacles National Park

Good Adventures Require Early Mornings Sometimes great adventures require some sacrifice. When we are traveling, I enjoy being able to relax and sleep in and not have to worry about getting up and getting ready for work. However, sometimes those plans have to go, and...

A Quick Trip to Moab and Two National Parks

A Quick Trip to Moab and Two National Parks

Over the past few years, I have been enjoying the desert much more. I am a big fan of alpine rivers and high peaks. But at this time of year, those are not accessible in the Northern Hemisphere without skis. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy skiing, but sometimes the cold...

Obtaining the Word of God: A Look at 1 Nephi 3-4

Obtaining the Word of God: A Look at 1 Nephi 3-4

As sons and daughters of a loving Heavenly Father, He wants us to learn of Him. He desires that we understand what we need to do to become like Him and return to Him to obtain a fulness of joy. As we study As we studied 1 Nephi 1-7 these past weeks in Come Follow Me,...

The Power of Deliverance

The Power of Deliverance

The ancient Book of Mormon prophet Nephi was well acquainted to speak about God's power of deliverance. His experiences were much like Moses or Joseph of Egypt or anyone else in the history of the world. There were many times that he needed to draw on this power. He...

Going to Graduate School

Going to Graduate School

Time for the next adventure and pursue my Master of Business Creation Degree​ Over a dozen years ago I walked out of college thinking that would be the case forever. I decided that higher education was not something for me. I felt that the system was broken and would...

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