Who is the “Captain of Thy Soul?”

These two poems juxtaposed next to each other was absolutely instrumental to my conversion to the church.  The first poem is a by a well known and celebrated poet and writer from the 19th century, the other is simply a member of the Quorum of the Twelve responding to the first, as he was apparently offended by it.  Both poems …

Life Without The Internet

As both of you who actually read this blog may have noticed (of course, that includes my girlfriend and my mother), I have been MIA online for the past few weeks. I promise you there is a great explanation for it. All I need now is to find a good way to spin it for you. First of all to …

Marching Band, Anyone? — The Solution to Many of the World’s Sicknesses

Who are we? What can we do to change perceptions about us and people like us? I believe that those things that matter most are how we treat each other, teach each other, and help each other to choose. And for that reason, I choose to support two things: fighting for the right to make more powerful choices, and working …

Buddha And Jesus Are Homeboys

Have you ever wondered how things could be if you had taken a different path? Like for instance, where you would be if you went to a different school, or lived in a different neighborhood, or had a different socio-economic status? How different would things be if you were more outgoing and confident in your ability? What if you never …

Announcement: “Dropped Off The Grid”

So I’ve been away from the internet for a few weeks. I posted a message on my facebook and twitter some 3-4 weeks ago that I was “dropping off the grid” and that I would follow the path of the man that was reported in the Onion newspaper (America’s Finest News Source) to do the same thing. I have since …

See me for who I am, not just who I ought to be. See me for who I am,show all things that I don’t want to see to me. See me for who I am, show me what I need to be free.

LDS Church issues new strongly-worded statement on immigration – ksl.com

FULL ARTICLE HEREOFFICIAL STATEMENT HERE The church just released an official statement on illegal immigration yesterday which included the words:   “Most Americans agree that the federal government of the United States should secure its borders and sharply reduce or eliminate the flow of undocumented immigrants. Unchecked and unregulated, such a flow may destabilize society and ultimately become unsustainable.   “As a …

Resurrection Hymn | Nathan Howe Music

Check this guy Nathan Howe out. He has composed a beautiful and original easter song, and even has the song sheetwork for download here. Nathan Howe is probably one of the most talented LDS composers/artists out there. This should be ample proof of that. haha I seriously want to learn this song, and sing it someday. This puts me in …

Libertarianism In a Nutshell (a really small one)

“If we wish to preserve a free society, it is essential that we recognize that the desirability of a particular object is not sufficient justification for the use of coercion.” ~Friedrich Hayek So lately, people who know me have been asking if I could explain for them libertarianism. I feel flattered that people would come to me (of all people) …

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My Life Philosophy & My View On Unions

My philosophy on abundance, individualism, libertarianism, business & leadership. By Diego Lucero — May 2, 2011 John Locke once postulated that the mind is like a “blank slate” or “tabula rasa”. If I can just say first, as sort of a preface, I undoubtedly believe that all men are inherently good, even if the rest of the world tries it’s …