"As soon as we think we know something for sure, that we have the complete story, we just shut the door on anything new coming.”
It is the ultimate manifestation of ignorance to think the teachings of Jesus Christ justify anything less than unconditional love for every member of the human family.
Consider the practical examples of choosing love over fear. How does choosing love change a relationship?
When trying to develop charity, it is better to begin with the self and circle out to those immediately around you. Then, if nurtured, the reach of this love grows slowly to include all local spheres of influence.
At the very least, we can be generous toward the least among us with our thoughts by choosing not to judge them for the situation they’ve found themselves in.
It’s no wonder that language (the Word) is what saves us from all forms of death in the end. It is what created us in the first place. The Word is God.
When humankind destroys or pollutes those things which already were intrinsically “good” before Adam was even created beyond a reasonable ecological footprint, it is morally wrong.
I want to clarify the title of my blog “Postmodern Mormon,” and explain why postmodern theory is a healthy practice of critical thinking for religious people.