Sports: Philosophy, Resources, Tips, Videos

We will look at philosophy of sports in general, then look at resources for each sport. Sport Philosophy   (Note: This is sport philosophy, not sport psychology. It is about the morality of sports, not about how to motivate people to do well in sports.) “You must excuse me, but when I’m with the boysRead more

Joseph Smith & other Prophets on Recreation

“You must excuse me, but when I’m with the boys I make all the fun I can.” -Joseph Smith (see Truman G Madsen Joseph Smith lectures) For an excellent lecture on the personality and character of Joseph Smith by Truman G. Madsen, including his inclination to play sports and laugh with others: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVXkBX0JNjI -Joseph SmithRead more

Physical Exercise – Quotes of the Prophets

“I would not want you to neglect your body. It deserves daily care. Physical conditioning through regular exercise requires self-mastery too. I marvel at Elder Joseph Anderson, now in his ninety-sixth year. For decades, the strength of his spirit over his body has induced him to swim regularly. But his motivation has never been toRead more

Emulating God Through Health: Make Time, Eliminate Excuses, Develop the Taste for Zion, & A Few Things Healthy People Do

Sections: Emulating God Through Health Time for Health Eliminating Health Excuses Developing a Taste for Zion Culture Things Healthy People Do Why They Do It Emulating God Through 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 adventureRead more

Presentation: A Necessary Evil for the Sake of The Student: How and Why to Sell your Message

How and Why to Sell your Message Tools discussed: fitness, video, brevity, & lists.   -WHY BOTHER WITH PRESENTATION: Though I hate the idea ‘dressing for success’ and all the dogmas so closely following it, including the flowery bubbly presentation which delivers minimal information, presentation is nevertheless important. Why? Because our message is so important,Read more

Scripture Study, LDS Quotes

Scripture Study LDS Quotes Compiled By Nate Richardson Updated 1-27-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com -Studying one verse of scripture for 45 minutes is often the most enriching form of scripture study. (Elder Neil A. Maxwell of the 12 Aposltes; ask Stake President Chad R. Wilkenson of Saratoga Springs for the reference) -“Perhaps you may ask me whyRead more

Year End Analysis 2016 by Joel Skousen, notes & video

Year End Analysis by Joel Skousen – 2016 notes by Nate Richardson updated 1-23-18 editor@richardsonstudies.com For the video of this presentation, click here or use this URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lQk-ifNcXU -Obama said illegals who vote won’t be prosecuted; this calling for violation of law was an impeachable offence. -When FBI director Comey exonerated Hillary Clinton saying thatRead more

Self Mastery, talk by Elder Russel M Nelson, summary

Self Mastery by Elder Russel M Nelson General Conference Oct 1985 Summary by Nate Richardson updated 1-20-18 richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Topics include health, exercise, word of wisdom, addiction, chastity For audio and video of this message, click here or use this URL: https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1985/10/self-mastery?lang=eng -FASTING & CRAVINGS: “Fasting gives you confidence to know that your spirit canRead more