We must evaluate whether we are more concerned about being seen as normal by society or whether we are concerned about fulfilling our Divine plans.
Two nights before I wrote this, I had a strong prompting to write something in praise of The Book of Remembrance, telling people how it is wrong according so many doctrines of different denominations, but how it is not actually wrong at all in reference to God and His Glory and Desire for our happiness and futures.
Perhaps the most interesting perspective to come from Kabbalah is the idea that heaven isn’t a far away place. It’s not something to look forward to eventually, but rather something here and now, if we will open our eyes and see it. This is because Kabbalah is about perception. “Change perception, change reality.” This is the last of the Seven Principles of Mormon Kabbalah. Heaven is in us and around us, if we will but see it. How then do we find heaven? We start with a walk in the orchard.
Good afternoon brothers and sisters. It is great to be with you today. Brother North reached out to me over a month ago about this talk and I have thought and prayed a lot about what I would share with you. The theme continues to be about friendship and love I am hopeful that the spirit will be here and touch your heart by some of the ideas and things I share.
“And it came to pass that the Spirit said unto me, Look! And I looked and beheld a tree; and it was like unto the tree which my father had seen; and the beauty thereof was far beyond, yea, exceeding of all beauty; and the whiteness thereof did exceed the whiteness of the driven snow.” -1 Nephi 3:46 RAV, 11:8 OPV Within the Latter Day Saint movement, there are a number of theologies regarding the nature of God. In the…