Jack Naneek discusses the well intended but sometimes misguided salesmen in our lives. He shares an experience of a Deacon Quorum advisor, a good man, who sparked a lot of unintended thinking. The great alchemists and fetal chickens of life know how to turn these experiences into deeper wisdom.
Jack Naneek shares stories of worry and grief. Most of us experience loneliness. Most of us experience anxiety. But, people from all places and across all cultures also share stories of comfort, healing and help from beyond. Maybe something bigger is watching us, helping us, and loving us. And that’s comforting indeed!
It’s winter in New England, and so it’s very dark. Jack Naneek discusses the darknesses of life and our inability to predict when light will return. He reviews and discusses a certain sacrament talk given by a typical member who thinks he controls the universe through personal performance. Does he? And what is God teaching […]
Jack Naneek responds to three emails received this past week. The emails represent interesting and common issues raised with Jack over the past six months of podcasting. Jack does his best to answer these emails. But at the end of the day, everyone needs to answer their own questions for themselves.
Jack Naneek discusses the human mind’s use of heuristics. We use shortcuts to save time and mental capacity, but, sometimes such shortcuts lead to illogical conclusions. The bad serves a purpose too, pointing us towards all that is good in life. In the end, we realize Lehi might be right: it’s all about learning from […]
Jack Naneek mixes some philosophies of men with a little scripture. Heidegger’s philosophical text Being and Time is discussed. How we interpret the world, and break free from it, are examined. Maybe the echo chamber needs a window or two opened. In the end, we consider whether new wine really does need new bottles, or, […]
Jack Naneek and Bill Reel sit down to discuss spiritual experiences, telepathy, healing, and precognition. Priesthood, truth claims, and exclusive rights to wield God magic are considered. The first half of life is compared with the second half of life. Literalism, symbology, and personal spiritual guidance are analyzed. Yes. It’s a long episode! But, in […]
Jack Naneek explores the limitations we put on ourselves, and how that can lead us to overlook all that is miraculous around us. Trips to Hong Kong, near car accidents and a review of the story of Ruth are considered. In the end, we learn that maybe God is closer and more omnipresent (if something […]
Jack Naneek discusses the daily grind of dealing with the people around us. No matter their rank, how others treat you says very little about you and everything about them. Yet, all interactions, good and bad, are part of the great learning process called life. In the end, we discover that even Elijah had to […]