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Why should I fear? Part 2: Four planes and two towers

And all things shall be in commotion; and surely, men’s hearts shall fail them; for fear shall come upon all people. — D&C 88:91 This know also, that in the last days, perilous times shall come. — 2 Timothy 3:1 … Continue reading

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Why should I fear? Part 1: The contagion of fear

“Send this to all your friends, wives, sisters and mothers! Let them know to BE ALERT!!! Reading this could SAVE YOUR LIFE!!!!” I get these things every couple of months: an email, forwarded by an acquaintance to her entire address … Continue reading

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Perfection vs. progression at the college level

I’m feeling validated. Speaking to this year’s BYU students, Elder Cecil O. Samuelson said that perfectionism impedes progress and that worthiness and perfection are not the same thing. What a timely–and reassuring–reminder! We can be good without being perfect and … Continue reading

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How can failure lead to perfection?

Therefore I would that ye should be perfect… 3 Nephi 12:48 And if men come unto me I will show unto them their weakness… Ether 12:27 I’ve been thinking about the relationship between perfection, failure, and progress lately. It all … Continue reading

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