Author Archives: Aaron

My Temple Recommend – What It Means To Me

Today, I had the biannual temple recommend interview with the stake presidency. Aside from the traditional ad-hoc questions that are added to the interviews (such as asking the women if they read romance novels), and despite my constant criticism of … Continue reading

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Radio Check

Motivation One major part of emergency preparedness is emergency communications. Many people don’t realize that during some sort of catastrophe, local or not, usually the first infrastructure to buckle under the weight of traffic is cellular phone towers. Most cell … Continue reading

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I Know I Am True

This is mostly a rant about the silly verbiage in our faith, and how it gets abused so badly, we don’t even realize we’re doing it. Things like: “I took out my own endowment”. The endowment ceremony in the temple … Continue reading

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Not Always Inspired

This post might shock a few of you, but if you just sit and think about it, you’ll probably agree. Recently, I was having a discussion with my grandfather about inspiration and being in constant communication with the Holy Ghost. … Continue reading

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White Shirts

Recently, my wife and I had temple recommend interviews. We had our interviews with the bishopric Sunday, and with the stake presidency Tuesday night. When leaving the interview Sunday, we were told that if we are not in our Sunday … Continue reading

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Rated R Movies

Recently, I got in a discussion with my family about R-rated movies. It seemed to be unanimous in this discussion that it is LDS doctrine that you do not watch R-rated movies. Doing so could jeopardize your eternal standing with … Continue reading

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Temple Recommend Interview Questions

I recently just had my temple recommend interview with a member of the bishopric. I’ve been in these many times before. So, after being asked if I lived the law of chastity, you can imagine my surprise when I heard … Continue reading

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Back From Haiatus

It’s been 5 years since I’ve blogged here, and during much of that time, this blog has been offline. There were some reasons for that, namely that the DB got corrupted, and I wasn’t motivated at that time to fix … Continue reading

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A Lofty Aspiration

My wife and I have decided that we are going to read the ENTIRE Standard Works by the end of the year. This means, the Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great … Continue reading

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In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

Guess what came in the mail today? After almost 8 months of waiting, I finally received my Qur’an. I cannot believe it. I had completely forgotten about it. Well, maybe not completely forgotten, but given up definitely You should see … Continue reading

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