Recent Articles by William Monahan
Published: Thursday, April 19, 2012 4:01 pm MDT
Low volume is not reverence; worship is not whispers. While quiet and calm are outward evidence of inner commitment, real reverence begins and ends with our proximity to Jesus.
Published: Thursday, April 12, 2012 2:41 pm MDT
Some people judge, reject or exclude persons or groups while themselves refusing to submit to God. The parable of the Two Sons shows us that anyone can reform and become a disciple, and that unrighteous judgmen...
Published: Thursday, April 5, 2012 2:25 pm MDT
Without Jesus Christ, there is no lasting joy in life because there is no eternal purpose in death.
Published: Thursday, March 29, 2012 4:30 pm MDT
The company we keep and the people we admire help to shape our thoughts, feelings, desires and actions. Choose friends and heroes wisely. For what we love we emulate, and what we emulate we become.
Published: Thursday, March 22, 2012 12:53 pm MDT
Humility is not weakness, submissiveness is not surrender — at least not in the worldly sense. Childlike virtues are not childish. For Christians, becoming “as a child” is the door to heaven.
Published: Thursday, March 15, 2012 3:32 pm MDT
Despite the cliche about old dogs and new tricks, we are never too old to learn. If we allow routine or age to define our learning limits, we miss the opportunity for growth. The real voyage of discovery is not...
Published: Thursday, March 8, 2012 4:13 pm MST
Exposed under special light, scorpions can’t hide their true nature. In like manner, the light of the Holy Ghost exposes spiritual dangers to protect our souls. The Holy Ghost testifies, purifies and prot...
Published: Thursday, March 1, 2012 2:42 pm MST
The real feast is not only in the menu, but the appetite. For Christians, our charge is to “hunger and thirst after righteousness” (Matthew 5:6) and to “feast upon the word of Christ” (2...
Published: Thursday, February 23, 2012 1:42 pm MST
Although I had used simple language during the temple interview, Jimmy thought a giant zip-close bag would "seal" him by suffocation. He had been willing to sacrifice himself for his family.
Published: Thursday, February 16, 2012 1:13 pm MST
Without the syncopation of change, we couldn’t grow any more than a string of identical musical notes could evolve from monotone to symphony. Even abrupt or unexpected can help us adapt and flourish at ev...