Parting the veil

The Grace of Contrast

May 2, 2016
1 min read

A recent reply I shared on an online forum: Catholics are heavily immersed in ritual, so I think they “get” ritual more than most, or are at least more accustomed to it. Latter-day Saint Sabbath services and surroundings at church…

The Eye of God or Man?

Jul 21, 2015
4 min read

I was looking at this picture of the Salt Lake Temple the other day and had a thought. Typically, the “all-seeing eye” of God is depicted within a triangle and not an oval. This version also has a veil-like curtain…

The Course Which They Pursue

Aug 4, 2014
5 min read

Of the seven¬†Lectures on Faith, Lecture Sixth¬†is perhaps my personal favorite. It is the only lecture that has this footnote: This lecture is so plain, and the facts set forth so self-evident, that it is deemed unnecessary to form a…

The Meaning of the LDS Temple and its Ordinances

Mar 18, 2012
4 min read

In Denver Snuffer’s book, “Passing the Heavenly Gift”, he gives some great commentary on the meaning of the temple and its ordinances.