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Dealing with Impatience

Do you have a struggle with patience? Join the club. Many years ago, as a young father with several small children, I concluded that the family was a crucible in which gods are made. Where else, I reasoned, would I have the patience-trying experiences that Joyce and I were bombarded with as we struggled to Read More …

Because I Did My Duty

Summer in Brisbane, Australia can be brutal. Temperature and humidity ride up the scale together. Three-digit heat banded with nearly three-digit humidity is not uncommon. Add to this, or rather subtract from it, the complete lack of air conditioning anywhere in Manly, a Brisbane suburb, back in 1960 where I served the first part of Read More …

57 Years Later

In 1960, I was a young man living in Australia, serving a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons). My mission was not at all what I thought it would be. But how could I anticipate extreme highs and lows that I had never before experienced? How could I conceive Read More …