General Conference thoughts: Love One Another as He Has Loved Us

by Elder Jose L. Alonso

Love is misunderstood.  Probably a lot of times it is mistaken for something else.  Here are two things it looks like: service and forgiveness. Continue reading

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General Conference thoughts: Lord, Wilt Thou Cause That My Eyes May Be Opened

by Elder W. Craig Zwick

Another reason to draw nearer to Christ by study and applying His teachings.  This goes against everything the modern philosophers will teach.  According to today’s teachings followers of Jesus Christ are narrow minded and naïve.  Modern day disciples are attacked for their limited view.  But that is a false stereotype. Continue reading

The Righteous Judge

by Elder Lynn G. Robbins

Below is the link to the General Conference talk by Elder Robbins. Between the link and here I share a few of my personal thoughts on the subject.

It’s a tricky subject this one.  Judging is something we do.  It’s a natural by-product of knowledge I suppose.  When we know better and we are trying to live a certain way we notice when other people aren’t.

It takes a special kind of person to look past our oughts and recognize our ares.   The compassion can’t be condescending because we notice when someone is ‘stooping’ to our level.  It needs to be face to face.  And that is no easy feat.  I think it’s a talent.  A much needed talent this world desperately needs.

The Righteous Judge