Monthly Archives: December 2014

If you can talk you can breathe

The Problem With the “I-Can’t-Breathe” Movement in Support of Eric Garner By Ken K. Gourdin Here, along with a link to news of a counter-rally, is the problem with the whole “I-can’t-breathe” movement, which ostensibly has taken place in support … Continue reading

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The Savior’s Sacrifice

A Few Thoughts on The Sacrifice of the Savior of the World, for Christmas Day – or Shortly Thereafter By Ken K. Gourdin The Apostle Paul says that Christ is not “an high priest which cannot be touched with the … Continue reading

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A New Liver for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas is – A New Liver By Ken K. Gourdin The human liver is a remarkable organ. To be sure, the body has its other marvels which may eclipse the liver’s remarkableness in various ways: for instance, … Continue reading

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Any Excuse to Bash the LDS Church

A Word to Bitter, Disaffected Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (and to Anyone Else Having Difficulty Coming to Terms With Some Other Slight or Tragedy) By Ken K. Gourdin Many people cannot resist the urge, … Continue reading

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Merry Politically Correct Holiday Celebration

Merry Politically-Correct Holiday Celebration? By Ken K. Gourdin I thought this, from the Deseret News of December 23, 2014 (last accessed December 24), was interesting. I’m inclined to agree with it: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618301/Un-merry-PC-Christmas-2-holiday-political-correctness-getting-out-of-hand.html. I must ask, at what point did we … Continue reading

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Shop(lift) With a Cop?

Shop(lift) With A Cop? By Ken K. Gourdin In order to build positive police-community relations – particularly with a community’s youngest (and often its most vulnerable) residents – communities nationwide participate in the “Shop With A Cop” program. The program … Continue reading

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911 dispatchers Christmas surprise

Dispatchers Brighten Young Man’s Christmas – After He Calls 911 4,000 Times By Ken K. Gourdin What should dispatchers do who receive more than 4,000 911 calls from a single cell phone number in less than a week? Is there … Continue reading

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Reality of the Savior

Some May Claim That Such an One as Jesus of Nazareth Never Existed: As for Me and My House . . . By Ken K. Gourdin There is a certain strain of thought that argues that, whatever he is purported … Continue reading

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The Power of The One

The Power of The One, The Atonement, and The Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ: The Two Greatest Blessings I Have Ever Been Given By Ken K. Gourdin I’m reminded of the starfish story, the recounting of a conversation between a … Continue reading

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Oatmeal for Christmas

Oatmeal for Christmas: On Giving, Receiving, and Physical and Spiritual Sustenance By Ken K. Gourdin I’ve been pondering giving, and receiving, and doing the latter gratefully, and physical and spiritual sustenance this holiday season. This link is to this month’s … Continue reading

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