Reposting my talk on patriotism.
Today I gave a talk in church for the first time in 3 years. I have given a lot of lessons but no talks. The subject was on patriotism which was challenging but in a way perfect for me because of my political science background. It has been a busy week so I prepared my talk on Wednesday and have been editing it ever since. Fortunately I decided to over-prepare and had a long talk because there were only 2 speakers and the first guy took maybe 3 minutes. This left me with 30 minutes! Quickly I added a few scriptures and the Lord blessed me to be able to fill up the time! Those who heard my talk will notice there are a few things missing- those are the items I added last minute or improved to fill time.
Despite the stress over the time I think the talk…
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