January 31, 2023
LILY Letter 95: The Law of Unintended Consequences

The law of unintended consequences is a frequently observed phenomenon in which any action has results that are not part of the actor's purpose. The superfluous consequences may or may not be foreseeable or even immediately observable and they may be beneficial, harmful, or neutral in their impact. For example, our government printed $4 trillion […]

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February 8, 2022
LILY Letter 44: Romance or Independence?

Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us and, for many, it brings more pressure and fear than joy. Pressure to meet the expectations of another can take the joy out of almost any celebration. Singles who don’t yet have a special person to celebrate with can feel this void more acutely as this holiday approaches. Many […]

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December 6, 2021
THE "FORM" FOR MEETING DATING PARTNERS

F amily O ccupation R ecreation M e During my mission in Australia, one of the mission leaders, Elder Mick Jupi, used to teach a formula for talking to potential investigators. He said to remember the acronym "FORM" for Family, Occupation, Recreation, and Message (which I changed to "Me" for dating FORM). The idea was […]

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October 27, 2021
ASKING FOR A DATE AND STARTING A CONVERSATION

There is a lot of discussion on this subject in "Intentional Courtship," which we will be releasing in a couple of weeks. Let me say, for the record, that the first two times I tried to message Cathy on Facebook, she didn't respond. The third time, she did and we had a good conversation. There […]

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September 1, 2021
ABOUT TRYING TOO HARD

We've all done it. You are finally on that date with that special person you've been wanting to get to know when he or she states an opinion that you don't agree with. You nod and pretend to agree, even though in your heart you don't. What about the guy who hears an attractive woman […]

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