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Showing posts from November, 2017

The King's Singers

Had a marvelous time last night at BYU, attending a performance by one of our favorite groups, The King's Singers. I've seen them a number of times over the years, and they never ever disappoint, no matter the rotating lineup. The group was formed in 1968 at King's College, Cambridge University, so the lineup changes regularly. Most members remain with the group 10 or 15 years at a time. Some longer, and some less. But the quality of the music and the interaction with the audience is always amazing. And the current lineup is young and charming enough that it will last awhile. After the show, they did a meet and greet with audience members, and Angel and I got a chance to get an autograph and get a photo with each member. They were so friendly, and fun to visit with. It was a wonderful treat.

Coming to Christ at the Temple

Got myself to the Oquirrh Mountain Temple yesterday. It has become my temple of choice lately. I got there about 30 minutes before the session began, and with some time to spare, read from the Bible. I was reading in Luke, of how the Savior healed so many people of so many difficulties, despite constant interruption and discomfort. Some came to him with mental illnesses, and some with physical, and he healed them all. There were two stories in particular that really leaped out at me. One was the story in Luke 5:18-19, where the man sick with the palsy is brought to the Savior by his friends. And because they can't get into the house where the Savior is, they climb up onto the roof, and lower him through the ceiling. This required the faith of both the man, and his friends, as well as the charity and love of his friends who willingly and lovingly brought him to the Savior. The other one that got to me was Luke 8:27-39. In this story, a man with very severe mental illness, who thrash