Daryl Austin

July 28, 2018 12:47 PM MDT
You are my three little girls, but I know you won’t stay that way for long. I don’t fully realize it yet but somehow I know these are the days I'm going to miss the most.
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February 20, 2018 07:33 PM MST
Every U.S. president has dealt with criticisms from the press of their day. Being able to influence public narratives has often been an important task for any politician or public personality. Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, for example, were so concerned with the way the newspaper Gazette of the United States was shaping opinions against their Democratic-Republican Party that they covertly established a partisan editor and newspaper of their own, the National Gazette, to counterattack their rivals in The Federalist Party.
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September 22, 2017 03:58 PM MDT
As members of the Church, we are often reminded to maintain an “eternal perspective,” and are taught so many beautiful lessons about families being together forever. I think it’s such a valuable message that needs to be repeated often, especially when it applies to certain circumstances that remind us that loss of a loved one isn’t forever. But I want to turn things around to expose one flaw of maintaining an eternal perspective that I think affects us today—especially in our modern Mormon culture.
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August 16, 2017 07:08 PM MDT
The Church History Department has been working incredibly hard to publish as much information as possible about the early history of our church and church leaders. Perhaps there is no other religion today trying to be as transparent with their past as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or as encouraging to its members to study their own personal ancestry and history.
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June 10, 2017 02:00 PM MDT
Do you get offended easily? Or hardly ever? I'm genuinely curious. I've had a little thought I've been tossing around in my head on that subject that I wanted to share.
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