“Truth is knowledge of things as they are, and as they were, and as they are to come.” Doctrine & Covenants 93:24 Last week we talked about the thoughts or the story we tell ourselves versus the facts that are observable and neutral. Once we have the facts, we can deal with things as “they really are.” We cannot deal with our reality if we aren’t willing to face it. Believe me; I’m a pro at this. My spouse left the church within the first three years of our 26-year marriage.
“Truth is knowledge of things as they are, and as they were, and as they are to come.” Doctrine & Covenants 93:24 Today I want to go back to basics. First, let’s start with “things as they are.” Sounds easy enough, but our brains like to deceive us. Our minds are amazing tools that process and do their best to make sense of information. Often we tell ourselves stories to synthesize observations and fit them into the beliefs and concepts we’ve previously developed. In regards