The Book of Mormon is becoming more relevant day by day during this time of dramatic tension and sweeping upheavals in our society.
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In recent days, we’ve seen two parallel trends taking place in American discourse—First, a growing pattern of intense suspicion and dark foreboding about what’s happening right now in our country and around the world. Second, an increasing tendency to label anyone raising serious questions or strong concerns about our response to what’s taking place as a “conspiracy theorist.” Here's why it's not that simple.
In response to an article about China’s involuntary bachelors, often referred to as “bare branches” because they fail to add fruit to their family tree, one person commented: “Who are you to stick your nose in China’s policies? Bare branches is not a problem it’s a blessing. There are way too many people in China already." Here's why it's not that simple.
Carly Olson entered the hospital her first day, not knowing what heart rending and eye-opening experiences she would have working in the ICU before her three weeks of volunteering as a nurse were up. She was in New York, the epicenter of the virus, and her fight was from hour to hour to keep the young and old alive.
"The earth gives me its generous sap, but heaven lights me with the reflection of unknown worlds. You say that the soul is nothing but the result of the bodily powers. Why, then, is my soul the more luminous when my bodily powers begin to fail? Winter is on my head, and eternal spring is in my heart." Read more of what Victor Hugo had to say about the immortality of the soul.