The Eternal Pattern of the Callout, Or, Preparing Your Heart In All Things Against the Day When Tribulation and Desolation Are Sent Forth (D&C 29:8)

Michael Claridge Michael 0 Comments

It is going to happen sometime in the future. The scriptures call it the Gathering, but many Latter-Day Saints have begun to call it the Callout, and many, many, many, many (did I say many?) Latter-Day Saints have never heard of it. And it has been my experience when they do hear about it they very quickly fall into one of three camps:  “Ain’t going …

“When In Prison, Do As the Prisoners Do”

Lindon Claridge Lindon 0 Comments

Last week I wrote about the heavenly vernacular. Today I want to share a little bit about prison talk. There is no other place on earth like prison. It has its own nuances, language, economy, caste system, traditions and rules. I’ll try to give you some examples. Our currency is postage stamps or “flags” as commonly known in prison. The price of each stamp differs …

The Language of the Elohim

Lindon Claridge Lindon 1 Comment

To facilitate my own personal study of the words and teachings of the leaders of the church, I’ve been taking a single talk a week from the last General Conference and dissecting it thoroughly. It has cause me to go slower than I normally would, as I have tried to squeeze out every last morsel of vitalizing nutrition. This past week I had the pleasure …