The Crux of the Entire Matter – A Humbling Is Coming

Michael Claridge Humility, Michael 1 Comment

I won’t lie to you, I’m not going to even pretend that I know what’s coming, but I hope to spend the entirety of this blog post talking about one of the basic tenants and purposes of PrisonTemple, and by so doing share with you some very personal beliefs about what I think our future holds. I think it’s pretty safe to say we all …

Being Like God and Experiencing The Truest Joy

Michael Claridge Michael 1 Comment

President Russell M. Nelson gave a great talk this last General Conference about having joy called “Joy and Spiritual Survival.” I personally loved the parables he used to describe having joy. I call them parables because they so closely resemble, perhaps even exactly, what we will encounter in our lives, in these the last days. His first parable was that of Lehi and his family.  …

But He Kept Back Part

Michael Claridge Michael 0 Comments

The Lord has been teaching me some wonderful lessons these past several weeks.  I’ve been reminded of the story of Ananias and his wife Sapphira. 1 But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, 2 And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ …

“The Core of My Planet”

Lindon Claridge Lindon 1 Comment

“You are therefore commanded to be perfect, even as your father which is in heaven is perfect.” (GST Matthew 5:50) This scripture might in fact be one of the most underestimated Scriptures in all of the Standard Works of our Heavenly Father. The possibility bespoke by Jesus Christ himself in his Sermon on the Mount denotes all reason for our eternal existence. It is my …