Learning the hard way I recently experienced a personal accountability failure that resulted in me gaining weight. In the indelible words of President Monson: When performance is measured, performance improves. When performance is measured and reported, the rate of improvement accelerates. Three months after re-learning this lesson, I’m seeing the kind of trend I want in my weight. More importantly, pondering this experience led me to a shocking realization. I have no equivalent systems to track the most important journey of my life—the journey to becoming more like the Savior. Things both temporal and spiritual Thanks to my attempts (and despite my failures)...Read More
Author: Tyler Smith
As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are becoming comfortable sharing gospel related content online. We are becoming comfortable inviting others to come unto Christ via our various social media streams. The Church produces shareable content at an astonishing rate, and many members contribute their own fantastic content, as well. But there’s a less discussed aspect of social technology that is waaaaaay fun to use, and potentially waaaay more effective, too. Chat! You can do it anywhere. You can do it any time. This casual form of communication has facilitated more gospel discussion...Read More
NOTE: this article is outdated. Please see our full review of VidAngel. Did you ever hear of ClearPlay? Our family had one, and we loved it. It’s a DVD player that allows you to filter all the sex, violence, and profanity out of movies. I’ll be honest, most of the movies we watched didn’t need it that much, but it was very good at removing the proverbial cockroaches from the ice cream. I’ll be honest about something else. I haven’t watched a DVD in ages. Streaming is the name of the game these days. So I had pretty much...Read More
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