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Beating The Odds

Beating The Odds: The Story of My Life  By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note:  I wrote this by hand in about early January of 1984 for a class assignment.  Unfortunately, I don’t recall which class it was for, and it … Continue reading

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As Good as it Gets?

As Good As It Gets?  Mortal Life, Even At Its Best, is Far from Perfect – But No Matter How Bad It Seems, It Could Always Be Worse  By Ken K. Gourdin I posted the following on Dan Peterson’s blog … Continue reading

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Warning Against Sin Without Destroying Hope

Reflections on The Dilemma of “Warning Against Sin” Without Destroying Hope and Motivation to Change  By Ken K. Gourdin Overemphasizing the dangers of sin, the difficulty in repenting, and the residual consequences that may remain even after one has repented … Continue reading

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New Reflection House

Why “New Reflection?”                                                                 By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note – As someone with a complex mental health history, I am a big proponent of psychosocial rehabilitation, particularly of the Clubhouse Model.  I have written elsewhere on the blog about … Continue reading

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Easter Thoughts

On the Crucifixion and the Resurrection: A Dawn of Hope Will Follow Every Night of Despair as We Put Our Trust in Christ  By Ken K. Gourdin Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin of the Quorum of The Twelve Apostles of the … Continue reading

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