Month: August 2023

Doug Tales 133: Friends, Part Three

Is a person being your friend when they cause you difficulties in your life? Doug Mendenhall learned many things about friendship when others questioned what was going on with him and his family. And, he learned even more… Read More

Doug Tales 132: Friends, Part Two

Doug Mendenhall’s former friends complained about Doug to his local church leader when they learned about Doug’s daughter having spiritual gifts. When Doug talked to his church leader about his financial difficulties, his LDS ward bishop spoke to… Read More

Doug Tales 131: Friends, Part One

After Jesus taught His followers—His friends—“hard sayings” many “murmured at it [and] he said unto them, Doth this offend you? … From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him. Then said… Read More

Doug Tales 130: Semantics

Doug Mendenhall emailed many individuals before and after he started this blog in 2017. Here is one of his emails from February 18, 2019 titled “semantics,” where he talks about what a clearing is (and what it is… Read More