Category: Gospel


Sacred Music Sunday: Come, We That Love the Lord

Come, We That Love the Lord is a short hymn by Isaac Watts. I rarely hear it sung in LDS services, but it’s lovely and I wish we would sing it more often. The...


A blessing for those who lost a loved one to suicide

We tend to name GodWith easy labelsCreatorFather MotherGod is also a God of ExitsA witness to injusticeA divine companion in sufferingGod-who-weepsGod-who-sits-with-us-in-our-griefGod who holds us in our life-and-deathGod of messy complicationGod of unyielding sadness.Yes, I...


As Thyself

I’ve written previously about the commandment to “love thy neighbor as thyself”, though, like most people who write about it, I’ve focused on the “love thy neighbor” part. It occurred to me recently that...