A few years ago, one of the cottonwood trees in our backyard died. In the tradition of "manly men," I decided that we could remove it ourselves. It was a family affair - everyone helped cut down the smaller branches with clippers and saws, until it was time to break out the power: My chainsaw.
With all the media attention on the LDS faith, I have been asked by several readers to write my thoughts about the sacred garment that endowed church members wear. I'm not going to do that, but some of my thoughts below are analogous. If you understand wedding rings, you can understand the garment.
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