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“Magnify Your Calling” – Understanding the Meaning and Origin of This LDS Phrase: Jacob 2:2

1 The words which Jacob, the brother of Nephi, spake unto the people of Nephi, after the death of Nephi: 2 Now, my beloved brethren, I, Jacob, according to the responsibility which I am under to God, to magnify mine office with soberness, and that I might rid my garments of… Read More »“Magnify Your Calling” – Understanding the Meaning and Origin of This LDS Phrase: Jacob 2:2

From Psalms to Poets: Pondering the Universe’s Majesty in Psalm 8:3-4 and Walt Whitman’s ‘When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer’

3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; 4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? Psalm 8:3-4 When… Read More »From Psalms to Poets: Pondering the Universe’s Majesty in Psalm 8:3-4 and Walt Whitman’s ‘When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer’