Month: June 2022

Doug Tales 72: Competence, Part Two

The four steps in becoming competent in any skill are 1) not knowing, 2) coming to understand, 3) practicing, and then 4) finally becoming. Doug Mendenhall discusses this process of learning a skill, and applies it to the… Read More

Doug Tales 71: Competence, Part One

Conquering spiritual evil in a competent way is a skill. It is partly an intellectual concept, but even more something learned in the conscious doing. Doug Mendenhall used various analogies of learning skills in his writings. He returned… Read More

Doug Tales 70: Earthbound Spirits, Part Six

Each of us as human beings is a creator, someone who creates through our thoughts, emotions, and actions. Doug Mendenhall spent a fair amount of time understanding the impact we each can have on others as we create… Read More

Doug Tales 69: Imagination

Joseph Smith defined faith as a principle of power, something that takes work and uses work. Faith is not just belief, but focused action or work based on that belief in our Savior. Doug Mendenhall practiced to develop… Read More