Line of Authority

Line of Authority

When I was a young man, I found myself lingering in the waiting room of a local retailer to get a haircut. I situated myself in a chair and, looking around me, I noticed some magazines lying on the small table. I realized they were available for customers of the...
Prized

Prized

I have some random thoughts to share with you. At first you may think they are unrelated. They are not. They are definitely related.   a great stallion at full gallop in a meadow, who—   at his master’s voice—seizes up to a stunned but instant halt. . . ....
Hasten His Coming

Hasten His Coming

I had an interesting discussion with my wife this morning. The conversation was spurred on by news about the challenges of our day. Many have heard about the disparaging obituary for President Thomas S. Monson written by the New York Times. I have not read it. I never...
My Journal

My Journal

I work for a company that really appreciates what I do. How do I know that? They pay me for my services, make the workplace fun, provide great insurance and benefits—and interestingly, they encourage me to copy.   Generally, forgery is frowned upon. You wouldn’t...
The Value of Our Spiritual Experiences

The Value of Our Spiritual Experiences

In 1988 I was serving as a counselor in a stake presidency in Northern California. Elder J. Thomas Fyans of the Seventy was assigned as our visiting general authority. None of us in the presidency had ever met Elder Fyans before. As is usual for visiting general...
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