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The Book Of Jared
Omnia autem probate quod bonum est tenete

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Welcome to the Book of Jared. No, I am not the Jared from the Book of Mormon, nor am I the father of Enoch (my son's name is Chris), but I hope in spite of that fact that you will find something of value here on my site.

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and Back Again...

The bad thing about a long miserable road trip is that you have to make the return trip. My motorcycle is a Suzuki DR-z 400, a dual sport bike that is mostly suited to dirt trails. The seat is hard, and so are the …


There...

I am writing this post on Saturday the 3rd. I will post it when I can because I have no internet. I just took 9 hours of my life and rode my motorcycle from Eagle Mountain to Las Vegas. Sounds fun, right? Well, not …


On finding a job...

My son has been working at Camp Floyd State Park for the last few months, but now their Summer budget is up. Once again he is going to be looking for work, lucky him. The economy is so bad right now that there just …


Why I did what I did, when I know what I know...

One of the most common questions I get when people find out that I am a Master Mason is; "Why did you decide to become a Mason?" The question is usually posed by my fellow Latter-day saints, and is often followed by …


A post a day...

I am going to try something new. I am going to try and post something to this blog, at least a musing from the day, every day during September. I can't promise that it will be something interesting, only that it will be …


I am a little frustrated...

Some of you may know that my contract with the Church is coming to an end shortly, and as such I have been "looking" for further employment. The main problem I am having is that most places that are hiring for someone …


...that it might be brought forth at some future day...

As some of you might know, I am both a Latter-day Saint and a Master Mason. I also come from a family where many different religions are represented. Because of this, I like to think of myself as a fairly open-minded …


How do you prove something that is entirely spiritual?

I like to read about archaeological finds around the world as they relate to our understanding of scriptures. This pursuit has me looking at finds in both the Americas as well as in the middle-east and Asia. As I have …


Introduction...

In the Book of Mormon we read: 10 And he said unto me: Behold there are save a two churches only; the one is the church of the Lamb of God, and the b other is the church of the c devil ; wherefore, d whoso …


A book concept I am working on...

I have been thinking a lot about some of the prophecies contained in the scriptures and what they mean for me and my family. I am going to put some of my thoughts together into book form. The title of the book is "The …