I continued my ongoing temple tour on Sunday afternoon. I have now visited 10 LDS temples in eight states in a month and a half. My NBA sports writer journey has taken me from the West Coast to the East Coast, from Philadelphia to Florida and from Minnesota to Memphis.
Without turning this blog into a confessional, I’ve struggled on physical, emotional and spiritual levels over the years, including while traveling. To that point, one reason I decided to do the Bon Jody Temple Tour was to keep myself spiritually grounded while bouncing around the country for my job writing about the Utah Jazz.
Visiting these temples has given me spiritual strength and peace. It’s added more of a meaningful purpose to my travels (although having a job to provide for my family is worthy cause by itself). It’s been one neat experience after another.
That was no different this time around, but Sunday could’ve been even better. [Read more…]