Why is Pornography Bad?

Pornography. It seems like it’s more and more becoming the subject of conversation, particularly on social media. And with stupendous organizations, such as OUR Rescue, freeing sex slaves and an absurd BDSM movie like Fifty Shades of Grey slated for wide...

All For The Good

My friends, I thought it would be nice if I wrapped up the journey my beloved and I have been on this year. You can get the whole story and details up until now in two parts. Part one here. And Part two here. It started with us being led to do something that required...

Agency and Dodging a Tumor-Shaped Bullet

It’s incredible to me as I sit here looking back on what began on January 11th. My beloved pregnant, bleeding slightly. Our expectation that the ER would simply say, “Take it easy.” We had been told by Father in Heaven that we ought to get pregnant....

How Can I Fix This?

The LDS ‘Pantsgate’. An attempted mass shooting in Portland. An evil, senseless slaughter of children. A horrible knife attack. A good friend, dear to me and vivid in my heart and memory, young husband to an extraordinary woman, father of two, suddenly and...

When Anger, Despair and Loneliness End

I’ve been laboring under a bit of a cloud for a couple days. If you follow this blog and my Twitter updates, you’ve probably guessed that my family and I are sort of reeling from some very unexpected incompetence from our mortgage lender, Bank of America. It’s...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series