My Open Letter to PixL TV

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This is a letter to the executives at PixL, a television network with which I recently became familiar. I have a bone to pick with them. I understand they are based in Dallas, but I’m sure they get the Standard-Journal. Who doesn’t?

To Whom It May Concern,

About two weeks ago I was flipping through our 500+ channels, looking for something to watch in the evening with my wife. The on-screen directory showed a program titled “Soda Springs”. I had avoided watching ...

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Kevin Durant and His Mom: True sports heroes

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If you are interested in reading about Kevin Durant’s contributions to the game of basketball, you might want to skip this article and turn to the next section of the paper. But if you are interested in true heroism—doing something brave and admirable in the face of adversity—read on.

Last Tuesday the NBA awarded Kevin Durant the Most Valuable Player award. His acceptance speech was unlike any other I’ve read or heard. “First I would like to thank God for changing ...

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2000-Year Old Marital Advice

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“Can ye be angry and not sin?” asked Paul rhetorically. “Let not the sun go down on your wrath; neither give place to the devil.” (Ephesians 4:26, 27; JST)

The apostle counseled the Christians in Ephesus to go to great lengths to avoid being angry, and nothing ticked off my BYU-Idaho students more than my suggesting the same.

“But if I am feeling mad, shouldn’t I just let it out?”

“You are just asking us to bury our true feelings, and that isn’t ...

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