Weekly Mindful Journaling Challenge #6: On Being Happy

One of the key observations that link mindfulness, meditation, and happiness is this: The ability to regulate and manage our emotions. It is one of the mainstay recommendations and truths I share with my patients when sitting in counsel with them. We either are learning how our emotions work so that we are adequate in managing them. Or, we are giving ourselves permissibly over to our emotions so that they manage us and our lives.

Why American Politics and True Democracy is More Important Than You Think

Our nation is in a political conflict. If you are not paying attention to the various news, and social, media outlets, it’s time to become aware. Will Durant, in his book Caesar and Christ, summarizes the causation of Romes decline and fall: “A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself…

Nature and Understanding of God

We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost.  ~ First Article of Faith ~ … all things denote there is a God; yea, even the earth, and all things that are upon the face of it, yea, and its motion, yea, and also all the planets which move in their regular…