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September 22, 2018

Past Issues

Why Are Lehi’s Visions Like Those of Other Prophets in His Day? (Wednesday 19 September, 2018)

Although comparisons between Lehi and Jeremiah are natural and welcome, comparing Lehi to other contemporary prophets is also a very fruitful endeavor. Lehi had prophetic points in common with all of his true prophetic contemporaries, including Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, and Habbakuk.

Human Flourishing Is the Fruit of Religious Freedom (Wednesday 19 September, 2018)

Elder Joseph W. Sitati, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, encouraged those gathered at the 3rd All Africa Congress on Religious Freedom September 14 to “let human flourishing be the vision we take back to our communities and promote in our own capacities.”

When Parenting Loses its Luster (Wednesday 19 September, 2018)

Is it sometimes difficult to get excited about raising kids? Are there days when you could just collapse? This article is for you.

Learning to Love Our Difficult Moments (Wednesday 19 September, 2018)

Do you love the moment you’re in right now? What about an hour ago? What about yesterday’s minutes? There’s good reason why your higher self might be appreciating each minute, even if your natural self doesn’t.

Death—and the Other Shore (Wednesday 19 September, 2018)

Late at night on a grassy hillside, I sat with two of my daughters watching hundreds of fireworks displays play out over the valley before us. Although my eyes were taking in the shimmering bursts of color, my mind was mulling over a text message I had received a few hours earlier. My eighty-three-year-old father, who had been in a slow decline for several years, had taken a dramatic turn for the worse.

Religious Liberty and the Culture War Over LGBT Rights: Can University Students Make a Difference? (Wednesday 19 September, 2018)

Bryce Tune, a student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, wants to win elections someday. But he has a problem: his core beliefs are a complex mix of conservative and liberal values. He's Christian and he supports the LGBTQ community. He's pro-gun and in favor of Medicare for all. He worries he'll have to choose a side to succeed in politics. But it's politics that really needs to change.