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My (Personal) Defense of the Law of Chastity

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I’m no lawyer, and I sure don’t play one on TV, but what I’ve observed from trials is that they usually call witnesses to the stand either testify against or for the defendant.  Today I’m sharing my personal experience and testifying on behalf of the law of chastity.  A law from God that is constantly on trial and is constantly attacked by the world.

Before I go on, I think it’s important to talk about a few things that the law of chastity entails.  The law of chastity as revealed by the Lord (through his scriptures and his prophets) deals with some of these: Continue reading

10 Things I Learned in 2013

1. Changing the way you say your prayers can change your life.  For a long time I prayed as if trying to conform Heavenly Father to my will, but once I stopped and started seeking what He would have me do and not what I would have Him do, things changed for me drastically. Continue reading

The Most Basic Principle of a Life Worth Living

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I apologize for the lack of posts lately, but I’m nearing the end of my final semester of college and life has been insane.  In just one week I’ll be completely done with my bachelors degree.  Whewf.

I wish I could properly capture the roller coaster that has happened to me in the past few weeks, but I’m afraid that would take up a thousand blog posts.  I’ll spare you the novel.

But, I do want to write about something that has been on my mind a lot lately.  It’s the most basic and one of the most important principles of a life worth living.

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Anxiety Is One of My Personal Demons. What’s Yours?

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It was late friday night, I reached my hand into the little bottle to get the last “anxiety” pill before my next refill.  It squished into powder.  Drat.  I can’t take it now. I keep the bottle on the sink so a little bit of water must have gotten in and destroyed my last pill.  Drat again.

I figured I’d just get a refill the next day, but life happened and before I know it, it’s been three days since I’ve been able to refill my medication.

Then Monday hits.  And it hits hard.

If you suffer from any kind of mental illness you know what I mean.  You try really hard to make it through the day but underneath all appearances you’re losing the battle. Continue reading