Visions

There is no iron rod to the great and spacious building

Jan 26, 2020
2 min read

In the vision of the tree of life that Lehi and Nephi witnessed, a “great and spacious building,” prominently juxtaposed the righteous seeking to find their way to the tree of life. The tree had a path and an iron…

The Space Between the Rod and the Tree

Oct 28, 2017
4 min read

I was reading Elder Uchtdorf’s Three Sisters talk from this past General Conference and something he said prompted me to look at Lehi’s vision again. I went looking for a particular verse that illustrated the moment the people went from…

Lehi Likes the Fruit, Nephi Likes the Tree

Jul 2, 2017
1 min read

In Lehi’s vision, there are 18 references to the fruit of the tree of life with only 9 references to the tree itself. (1 Nephi 8) In Nephi’s vision, there is a larger focus on the tree of life with…

Desire, Believe and Ponder

Mar 2, 2014
1 min read

1 Nephi 10 17 And it came to pass after I, Nephi, having heard all the words of my father, concerning the things which he saw in a vision, and also the things which he spake by the power of…

On Mysticism, Transcendence, Meditation, Seers & Stones

Jun 30, 2013
32 min read

Originally posted at TempleStudy.com What is mysticism? That is the million dollar question. It is incredibly difficult to define. Wikipedia defines it as the “pursuit of communion with, identity with, or conscious awareness of an ultimate reality, divinity, spiritual truth,…