We often think that the "devil" is something or someone else, pointing fingers elsewhere, but what if we look within?
The Evolution of Ego in the Allegory of Adam & Eve
I think the nature of the development of the ego-self in our consciousness, both in the evolution of humanity at large, and within each of us in our childhood, is what is being symbolized in the mythology of the Judeo-Christian-Islamic story of the Garden of Eden and Adam & Eve.
Joseph Smith’s “Sinking” Into the Darkest Abyss to Commune with God
"The highest form of meditation is not an activity that is undertaken by the mind. It is a relaxing, falling back or sinking of the mind into its source or essence of pure awareness, from which it has arisen."
Nancy Clark’s “First Vision” Accounts
In 1979 she had an experience while giving a eulogy at the funeral of a friend that forever changed her life. She later called it a "near-death-like" experience, being similar to many NDEs (including one she had earlier in life), but she was not near death at all. She describes it in one place this way...
We WILL Surely Die
Happy Halloween! For many people, however, today is not a happy day, but it is the most disliked day of the entire year. This is when people seem to celebrate the death, the macabre, evil, darkness, the shadows, wickedness, perhaps even Satan himself. Those things are a big turn off for many people, particularly the most religious and devout.
D&C 101:42 BHT, Exalting One’s Self vs Humbling One’s Self
An addition to the BHT, about exalting the false self versus humbling the false self.
The Ego & the True Human
The human ego, this psychological self, is entrenched in division, in separation, in me versus you, ingroup vs outgroup, my religion or no religion.
What is the Resurrection?
I don't think there is any evidence in nature that bodily resurrection can happen. I think this is a misunderstanding of the resurrection.