Grow Where You Are Planted

Grow Where You Are Planted   Elder Stanley G Ellis spoke of this in a conference report not long ago, suggesting that wherever we are, we should grow, rather than be always looking to leave and live somewhere else, living reserving ourselves to give more fully in some more comfortable location or something.   IRead more

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The Anti-Socialist: Applied Fields

The Anti-Socialist: Applied Fields   Parenting Labor Religion “Reality is the only escape from reality” (You must work your way out of your problems rather than averting the responsibility for your success somewhere else) Parenting: Is it a reflection of the socialist  trend to have children with no duties? To not require them to perform,Read more

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Priesthood

Priesthood: To heal. To help. To persuade. To reveal the future in such clarity in all it’s brightness so as to gain the confidence of your friends and lead them along to it in the bravery if sacrifice. To show them self-care in the midst of care of others. To initiate them in all thingsRead more

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The Way of The True Man

The Way of The True Man   There is a way of manhood, of the true man, even God our father, and we becoming like him, shed various things which are not compliant with the standard of his character (and there is a female counterpart hidden presently from view for sacred protection which pertains toRead more

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The God’s of Health

  Brigham Young said of the kingdom of heaven, how each person there is as breathtakingly beautiful as the next. That one would gasp and per adventure faith upon each sight if persons there. He taught they would be as beautiful as the angels that surround the throne of God if they merit the greatRead more

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Eliminating Health Excuses

Eliminating Health Excuses   -you’ll never have more time, God will always give you plenty of assignments all through your life, and your mental obsession with doing tasks won’t suddenly end just because you graduate college or get some promotion, or a kid grows up or you get more money or something   -you don’tRead more

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Can Heaven Be Better Than Marriage?

Can Heaven Be Better Than Marriage?   One country singer speaks of how the he cannot think of how heaven could be better than being with his wife. He wonders why people look forward to heaven since he seems to have reached the sum felicity of existence when with his wife. The answer is this:Read more

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Philosophies of Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”

Moral Philosophy in Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand note: audio of the complete text can be found at archive.org in the public domain at this link: https://archive.org/details/AynRandAtlasShrugged_1957 A pdf of the text can similarly be found here: https://ia800305.us.archive.org/19/items/AtlasShrugged/atlas%20shrugged.pdf Atlas Shrugged is about industrialists who uphold society, and the evil of socialism, or getting unearned goods via governmentRead more

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The Ideal Classroom, Why we don’t Give Graded Homework, and Gospel Analogies

The Ideal Classroom, Why we don’t Give Graded Homework, and Gospel Analogies By Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com The following link is to a summary recent educational research supporting my claim of the minimally helpful or even hindering role graded homework can play is found here https://www.alfiekohn.org/homework-improve-learning/ Note though graded homework can be negative, feedback on assignments isRead more

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The Condemnation of Modern Mental Health Science, & a Gospel Based Family Oriented Alternative to Our Perpetually Broken System

The Condemnation of Modern Mental Health Science, & a Gospel Based Family Oriented Alternative to Our Perpetually Broken System By Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com First, I acknowledge that much good can come of mental health treatment, and mental issues are often real and needing serious attention like we would give to physical illness (as taught byRead more

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How Beautiful are the Feet

How Beautiful are the Feet of them who publish good tidings. This refers to messengers of the gospel. Possible meanings for the use of this analogy are as follows: -When a messenger from afar comes running with good news, you’re happy to see him, even his dirty feet are beautiful to you. Their message isRead more

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They Sold Their Soul for Rock & Roll & Hollywood’s War Against God: Documentaries by Good Fight Ministries

They Sold Their Soul for Rock & Roll & Hollywood’s War Against God: Documentaries by Good Fight Ministries (from GoodFight.org) Here we have a documentary on the evils of rock music historically and today. We also have short films about the same. Finally we have a documentary about Hollywood’s use of Gnostic undertones to teach rebellionRead more

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Joseph Smith in the Bible

Joseph Smith in the Bible By Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com -On my mission in the bible belt, one of the questions we were often asked was “if Joseph Smith is so important, which bible prophets prophesied of his coming and the work he would do?” This document helps answer that question, though it is far fromRead more

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Skate Vert

Skate Vert Tricks and Tips Be Safe: Skating vert is a good time to wear knee pads and a helmet, even elbow pads, and if you’re like me and use your hands to catch yourself in falls, palm pads. Skating vert is a quick way to mess up your knees so have a long skatingRead more

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Suggested Podcasts & YouTube Channels

Suggested Podcasts & YouTube Channels (See also my suggested Facebook groups, and suggested websites). -The Richardson Studies podcast &  Richardson Studies on YouTube -ldshe.org LDS Home Educators podcast free https://ldshe.org/podcasts/home-education-talks-parents-and-youth-ldshe -infowars.com free podcast & YouTube channel -castlereport.com free podcast – Constitution Party Affiliate -Joel Skousen at worldaffairsbrief.com – 40$/year, weekly podcast reading of weekly briefing -Maxwell InstituteRead more

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Jordan Peterson Videos & Notes

Jordan Peterson ———- Jordan Peterson: Why not just be childless and happy? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z6k81PNySM ——————– Jordan Peterson – best comebacks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ0ln8gKvDI -the politically correct left brings race into everything -when people call you names, don’t be hurt like a victim, be appalled. -the left occupies the social sciences ——— 7 times Jordan Peterson went unhinged geniusRead more

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Ice Shall Flow Down at Their Presence: Possible Interpretations

Ice Shall Flow Down at Their Presence: Possible Interpretations compiled by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com Here are the ideas I’ve heard for “The ice shall flow down at their presence” from D&C 133 ———————————————————————– First, here is the passage from D&C 133:22-34, esp. 26: “22 And it shall be a voice as the voice of many waters, and asRead more

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If Ads Were Honest – Video Series

If Ads Were Honest – Video Series I suggest only the following in this series: -if political campaign debates were honest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7kQSxfc_JQ -If gym ads were honest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61iKnKtwpUM football https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2_pboioWf0   -if junk food were honest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8lgZxYxpC8   -if cell phone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75gwlQlMLbk   -coffee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ovhbT-Iulc   -antidepressants https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0v0jUeFGQ0   -meat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvjhdaWZ3hA   -fast food https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q78QXpSL2MRead more

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Core Skate Tricks After Ollie

Core Skate Tricks After Ollie Ollie is the 1st trick to learn, an entire article has been dedicated to that trick at “Ollie Higher”. The 6 tricks I recommend learning after ollie are Frontside 180, Backside 180, Pop Shove it, Front Shove, Kick flip, Heel flip These tricks are some basic ones to get youRead more

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Sleep Hours

Sleep hours: by Nate Richardson editor@richardsonstudies.com This article shows what one can expect based on how many hours of sleep they get, ranging from 11 hours to 0 hours. For a similar and lengthier article of compiled quotes and examples from prophets and other inspired individuals on sleep, see this link.) “My life like myRead more

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Questions for the 1 Verse per Day Scripture Enthusiasts

Questions for the 1 Verse per Day Scripture Enthusiasts: By Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com ———————————————————————————————————————— Have you heard it said that we should “read at least a verse a day in the scriptures”? In this article, I will teach why such an idea is not consistent with the gospel plan by posing a series of questions,Read more

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4 Excuses People Use To Claim The Second Coming of Christ Is Distant

4 Excuses People Use To Claim The Second Coming of Christ Is Distant by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com “The World is Not Bad Enough Yet” “The Lord’s People aren’t ready yet” “Much Prophecy Needs to Be Fulfilled Before He Comes (“wars, gatherings, meetings and stuff”)” “Past Prophets Thought It Was Soon, but We’re Still Waiting” Note: ForRead more

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The God of Individualized Contracts

The God of Individualized Contracts by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com -Read the prequel to this article titled Life is a Pickle Video presentation of this article -long have people made “deals” with God, promising actions for rewards -God has many generalized contracts with man, wherein we obey foreordained laws, and receive predetermined rewards based on lawsRead more

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Life is a Pickle

Life is a Pickle by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com Video presentation of this article For the part 2 of this article, read The God of Individualized Contracts ———————————————————————- SECTION 1: Mortality is like a perpetual scenario of Adam and Eve: struggling to decide what to do to please God when it seems there is no easyRead more

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Objective Beauty

Objective Beauty by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com I wrote this essay primarily in response to a TV show which promoted an “anything goes” approach to sexuality health and beauty. Well, anything doesn’t go. All bodies are not created equal. We declare a universal standard of beauty morality and health as typified by the Gods. For a similarRead more

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Universal Tolerance Debunked: Earning Respect & God’s Universal Standards by Joel Skousen

Universal Tolerance Debunked: Earning Respect & God’s Universal Standards -an excerpt from Joel Skousen’s World Affair Brief From the World Affairs Brief by Joel Skousen, November 9, 2018 (worldaffairsbrief.com)   “Utah replaced compromising Republican Orrin Hatch with former presidential contender Mitt Romney, who is already showing signs of playing up to the establishment. In his postRead more

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Adoption To The Household of the Gods

Adoption To The Household of the Gods By Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com —————————————————————————————– PERPETUAL PARENTHOOD AS A PERPETUAL JOY: —-it’s one of my daughters’ 1st birthday. It brings joy and sorrow, joy at her progress, sorry at the days slipping away. I’ve concluded that life would be depressing were it not for the assurance that weRead more

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The Plan of Salvation Told in Holidays 

The Plan of Salvation Told in Holidays by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com Note: this is just a fun study of comparing and contrasting holidays in the order they occur, and relating that to the plan of salvation in the order of eternal events, or the choosing of a higher or lower kingdom. In reality, anytime peopleRead more

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The Forgotten Dream of Family Life

The Forgotten Dream of Family Life By Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com Fight for Your Dreams, But Dream Righteously It’s been said that you can accomplish about anything you put your mind to. Oft is heard the rallying cry toward students, salesmen with lofty monetary goals, and others, that you can win if you really focus, ifRead more

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Calorie Counting

Calorie Counting by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com -If you have interest in calorie counting, you probably already have an understanding of the use and importance of BMI, so we will not cover that here. -A healthy body must have good sleep, good nutrition, and good exersize. To neglect any of these pillars of health is toRead more

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Forgiveness & Tolerance

Forgiveness & Tolerance: Compiled by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com -“Bless our enemies. Help us to understand them, and them to understand us.” This was an oft repeated phrase in President Kimball’s prayers. (“Spencer W. Kimball: A True Disciple of Jesus Christ” by Elder Marvin J Ashton, Gen. Conf. April 1985) -Holding a grudge is rejecting Christ, and bringsRead more

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Prayer: Doctrine & Example

Prayer: Doctrine & Example Compiled by Nate Richardson editor@richardsonstudies.com -After President Kimball became President of the church he said “I thought I knew how to pray before, but now I am really learning how to pray.” (“Spencer W. Kimball: A True Disciple of Jesus Christ” by Elder Marvin J Ashton, Gen. Conf. April 1985) -“BlessRead more

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The Doctrine of Opportune Moments: Priorities of a Successful Saint

The Doctrine of Opportune Moments: Priorities of a Successful Saint by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com -“If you were waiting for the opportune moment, that was it!” -Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean It seems to me that there are certain ideal or opportune moments wherein if we act, we will succeed. Consider the following evidences:Read more

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Thyroid & Hashimoto Disease

Thyroid & Hashimoto Disease If you don’t address hormone needs, diet and exercise won’t loose weight. Hashimotos disease may be part of your thyroid issue, it often is. If this is the case you would need a different dietary regimen. Run a TPA test to rule out Hashimotos. TPA is thyroid producing antibodies, this test tellsRead more

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Weight Loss Keys

Weight Loss Keys by Nate Richardson, editor@richardsonstudies.com -1500 cal/day of bad food loses weight slower than 2500/day good food. -stop eating before 3 hours of inactivity or that will factually turn into fat -likely get protein in diet not need it after a workout, esp. if such was before close to time of rest. -theRead more

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