The Book of ON! was begun as a series of short articles expressing the thoughts of the author 'On' various subjects that crossed his mind, some of which emphasize family history and were written while he served as the Director of the Ogden Family History Center. Some of these thoughts appeared in the Center's monthly newsletter under the title, 'From the Director's Desk.'
The title of the book describes the articles as 'On,' as each article was written "On a specific thought." The thoughts are often religious in nature and always reflect the author's point of view. Some of the articles include personal stories that occurred in the author's life and what he felt he learned from those experiences.