Monthly Archives: April 2019

We Did It

The following account appeared on page 9 of the February 1993 edition of The New Era, the monthly magazine for youth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It seems fitting to post it here because it is … Continue reading

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Achievement of the Year

Achievement of the Year [At the time I attended Dixie College (now Dixie State University)], the school annually [selected] a student who has met unusual challenges in obtaining a higher education as the recipient of its Achievement of the Year … Continue reading

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What My Handicap Has Taught Me

What My Handicap Has Taught Me By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note: I submitted this essay to The New Era, the monthly magazine for youth ages 12-18 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—as well as for others … Continue reading

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Continuing an Easter Theme

Continuing an Easter Theme – Cleansed A Meditation on Isaiah 1:18 By Ken K. Gourdin Scarlet sins Washed white as wool In the Lamb’s Scarlet blood. © 2019, All Rights Reserved

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Lisa, My Teacher

An Easter Post 2019: Lisa and the Lessons She Taught Me About The Resurrection By Ken K. Gourdin Happy Easter, everyone! I thought, perhaps, that I had shared everything I could relating to Easter on the Blog in previous years, … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation and Reformation

On Punishment, on Rehabilitation, of Statutes of Limitations, and on Why They Do Not Exist for Murder By Ken K. Gourdin Does it matter that someone who murders another human being, after having done so, goes on to live an … Continue reading

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Julie Rowe

A Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Attracts Attention and a Following, Someone Characterizes the Church’s Response as “Let’s ‘Take Care Of’ This ‘Toots’” [His Words], I Call Him Out for Sexism, and He is Completely … Continue reading

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NBA Offense and Defense

On NBA Defense (Is There Such a Thing?), and on the (Should-Be-Illegal/Are-Illegal-For-SOME) Moves Some Offensive Players Use to Thwart It By Ken K. Gourdin Rudy Gobert, (Should-be-All-Star) center for the National Basketball Association’s Utah Jazz, is putting up career numbers … Continue reading

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Reid suit against device maker

Harry Reid Sues Maker of Theraband Device Over Injuries He Sustained While Using It By Ken K. Gourdin Former Senator (and Senate Majority and Minority Leader, respectively) Harry Reid (D – NV) was injured further while using a Theraband device … Continue reading

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Whom Should We Follow?

On Ensuring That an Organization We Choose to Follow is Worthy of Our Adherence, and on the Truth Claims of the Church of Jesus Christ Vis-a-vis Other Faiths By Ken K. Gourdin Another poster responded to the foregoing post by … Continue reading

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