Book Nook: The Disappearing Prophet Anthology – Chris Eastman

Book Nook: The Disappearing Prophet Anthology – Chris Eastman

When I first started writing book reviews, I looked forward to the time when friends of mine would start recommending books for me to read.

Maybe they would want me to read something they loved, or maybe they’d want me to read a book they had wanted to read themselves so they’d know if it would be worth their time. Regardless, it seemed pretty exciting.

However, whenever I’m now given a book to read by somebody else I’m left feeling some variation of “Ah dang, I have so many other books I want to read first.” I don’t want to sound ungrateful for the suggestions, I just own a lot of books I haven’t read yet. I could always stop buying books temporarily, but that’s not really going to happen.

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Sunday Thoughts: You Are Not Your Mistakes

Sunday Thoughts: You Are Not Your Mistakes

A while ago, when I was teaching Sunday school, I mentioned that we all tend to have what I like to refer to as “pet topics”. The things we choose to think about when we don’t really have to think about anything.

Like when we’re called on to give a comment on something in church, and we think, “Well I don’t know much about that, but I have quite a lot to say on this other topic ‘cause I think about it all the time.”

For me that topic is encompassed in forgiveness, repentance, and the Atonement. All of those thoughts meshed into one.

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