long ago ideas

“When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago." - Friedrich Nietzsche. Long ago, Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery conquered false claims that the Book of Mormon was fiction or that it came through a stone in a hat. But these old claims have resurfaced in recent years. To conquer them again, we have to return to what Joseph and Oliver taught.

Monday, May 31, 2021

Memorial Day 2021

Readers from outside the United States may not know that today, May 31, 2021, is celebrated as Memorial Day in the United States. For more information, here's a useful site:

Along with millions of my fellow American citizens, I served in the U.S. military, as did my brother and father, grandfather, and so on. Memorial Day is one of the most important observances we can have.

On Memorial Day, I think of the words of captain Moroni when he explained his objectives:

I seek not for power, but to pull it down. I seek not for honor of the world, but for the glory of my God, and the freedom and welfare of my country.
(Alma 60:36)

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