I've been reading Truman Madsen's new book, "The Temple: Where Heaven Meets Earth."

The title caught my eye. I sometimes think of the temple as "God's halfway house" — a place where people in bondage can get a glimpse of true liberation.

A few months ago I was asked to explain the temple to some Primary children in Brigham City. I asked if I could explain something a little less difficult to them — like the law of molecular attraction in zero gravity — but I was told no.

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