“The restoration of the gospel was not a restoration of rules; it was a restoration of reasons. The Ten Commandments actually made it through the apostasy. It was the reasons to keep the commandments that were lost.” Brad Wilcox, Department of Teacher Education at BYU
This statement is one of those that can stop you in your tracks when you first read it, make you go back and read it again, and then stay in your mind long after the paper has been put down.
At least that’s what happened to me.
In so much of what we do each day, I think what matters the most is the reason we actually did, or didn’t, do something.
Nick calls it “the why” of what we do, and feels it is at the heart of our gospel living.