Christmas


In keeping with a Christmas tradition, I again post The Wall Street Journal’s venerable Christmas Eve Editorial, written by the late Vermont Royster.  May we rejoice in the hope of a brighter future of greater freedom and light for all people made possible by the Birth of the literal Son of God: (more…)

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If you’re a Big Love Fan, you’ll get a kick out of their Christmas Album A Juniper Creek Christmas

As much as Big Love distorts and outright lies in its portrayal of the Church at times in its episodes–it’s an entertaining series.  The “carols” on this album are actually pretty funny–a different and light heartded polygamous take on the Christmas Season with Roman Grant and his wives at Juniper Creek.

In keeping with a Christmas tradition, I again post The Wall Street Journal’s venerable Christmas Eve Editorial, written by the late Vermont Royster.  And, as we leave behind an era of greater oppression, in our own day, may we rejoice in the hope of a brighter future of greater freedom and light for all people made possible by the Birth of the literal Son of God: (more…)

I had an opportunity to visit Temple Square over the Thanksgiving weekend and took a couple of shots, which don’t really do The Square justice this time of year–but here’s a sample: (more…)

Jesus Christ–Son of God–Love’s Pure LightEach year, traditionally on Christmas Eve, the Editorial Page of the Wall Street Journal publishes this editorial. Each year, I read this editorial. Each year I am more moved than the last–impressed at its truth, clarity, and relevance in this failing and fallen world. May the Peace and Significance of this Season permeate our hearts, minds and souls through out the upcoming new year. (more…)

Round yon Virgin–Mother and Child

Today’s Deseret News carried an intresting article about the Virgin Mary, and how some scholars view her. Of course there is a great deal of discussion about whether the story of the Virgin Birth, or Virgin Conception is literal or figurative. Appropriately, it is entitled “A Matter of Faith. (more…)