Of Black Sheep & #blacklivesmatter

Of Black Sheep & #blacklivesmatter

Of black sheep and #blacklivesmatter I’ve had this post in my head for months. It still may not convey all that it means to me from the night my perspective shifted yet again. However, I’m going to share what I have in hopes that this is a correct time for it. I was...
No Longer Quivering Before the Patriarchy

No Longer Quivering Before the Patriarchy

Imagine having to submit yourself to a form of Christian Patriarchy minus “the Priesthood,” and you have the beginnings of Vyckie Garrison’s story. “I am not really good at submission,” Garrison explained to the Charlotte Atheists and Agnostics group at the Concord...
Tis So Sweet to Drink My Coffee

Tis So Sweet to Drink My Coffee

I have a confession to make…. I’m a Mormon convert and I drink coffee. Lots of it. I guess that makes me the worst sinner on the face of the planet because I don’t keep “the commandments” – or rather one of the commandments. Other than that I’m a pretty good person....
Second Class Act

Second Class Act

There is a young woman in my ward who has been suspended. She has been suspended for a few weeks, for nothing more than texting a few boys some flirty texts. How do I know this? I am part of the my wards Young Women’s presidency, the same one the bishop told her to...