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Jared Carter
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Author, Psychology Enthusiast, Mormon
Author, Psychology Enthusiast, Mormon

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"Is not this the fast that I have chosen?" -Isaiah 58:6
It's inevitable. Every month, as the first Sunday of the month rolls around, a countless barrage of memes comes pouring out of every Mormon memes page about how awful Fast Sunday is. I get it! We as humans like bonding and laughing over things that make us ...

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"This Secret Combination...Among You" (Ether 8:24)
It's no secret to anyone who has read the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ  that secret combinations are incessantly discussed by the authors. While many have thought this means that a secret society is undermining the whole of society, whi...

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Zion
The last couple of weeks, I've been pondering the topic of Zion. References to the holy city and God's people who dwell there fill the scriptures. The Lord again and again commands us to build up Zion, to seek for Zion, to establish Zion, and to let Zion's ...

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Tucson Temple Countdown


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God Be With You Til We Meet Again
Erik Gray and I met at a picnic with our major on September 8, 2015. I saw this guy standing awkwardly as if he knew nobody around, and I felt I should go talk with him, but I felt weird doing so, so I decided to go about my duties of making sure the picnic...

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To Be Like Oliver Granger
I want to be like Oliver Granger. I'm sure most people reading this have no idea who he is or who he was. According to President Boyd K Packer , "Oliver Granger was a very ordinary man. He was mostly blind having “lost his sight by cold and exposure” (Histo...

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It Was Impossible!
Towards the end of his life, the prophet Alma gave some counsel to his son Helaman about caring for the scriptures (physically), explaining, "by small and simple things are great things brought to pass...and by very small means the Lord doth confound the wi...

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I Love the Temple!
A bit over a year ago, I met one of my best friends, Erik. He and I were in the same major at Utah State University, and met at a grilling event (I refuse to call those barbecues) put on by the department. The next time he and I did anything together, we we...

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The Holy Atonement
The prophet Jacob once declared, "O how great the plan of our God!" ( 2 Nephi 9:13 ). And truly it is a wonderful and great plan by which we may all have immortality through the blood of the Lamb, and the opportunity to obtain Eternal Life "by the blood of ...

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The High Priest of Good Things to Come
Some weeks are just hard. That's a fact of life. No person will ever escape having a bad day or a bad week. They have come, do come, and will come in our lives. Sure, some have them more than others. Some have really hard weeks, but put on such a smile that...
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