Guest Post: Another priesthood blessing (Part 2 of 3)

March 6, 2005    By: Kristen J @ 2:04 pm   Category: Life,Mormon Culture/Practices

I told you of my less-than-splendid experience with a priesthood blessing in part one. Fast forward to 2005; life was good. And then along came February! (more…)

Guest Post: Help Thou Mine Unbelief (Part 1 of 3)

March 5, 2005    By: Kristen J @ 6:32 pm   Category: Life,Mormon Culture/Practices

In 1994 upon completing our degrees at BYU my husband Geoff and I decided to move to his hometown, San Diego. There he would pursue an MBA at San Diego State and we would start our family, or so I thought. Once we settled in to paradise I thought that I would become pregnant with in a few months of trying. Well, months went by and nothing. The wait was agonizing each month only to be disappointed every time. (more…)

Give me convenience or give me death!

March 3, 2005    By: Geoff J @ 12:33 pm   Category: Bloggernacle

I always chuckled at that saying. I think that was the title of an album by a punk band in the 80’s — but I can’t remember which band it was. In any case it applies to the new home page for the Mormon Archipelago: Go check it out and let me know what you think!

The purpose of the new site is to be a useful central place to see what’s going on at all of the best blogs in the Bloggernacle. We hope it will continue to grow more useful over time. Be sure to try our the sweeeeeet search function written by my super-smart younger brother Russ. Yer gonna love it!

Twisting God’s arm?

March 2, 2005    By: Geoff J @ 12:51 pm   Category: Foreknowledge,Personal Revelation,Theology

In Sunday school this week I used the term “twisting God’s arm” as a way of describing the process of petitioning the Lord with enough fervency and faith (and sometimes through enough people) to get a mighty miracle. It was a tongue-in-cheek reference and I qualified this term by mentioning God wants his arm twisted in this way by his children. But I have decided that twisting his arm is not the proper analogy for this process. (more…)

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