How An Interpretation of Josephine Theology on the Process of the Preexistent Embodiment of Spirits Helped Me Chill Out About My Parental Bonding Issues

How An Interpretation of Josephine Theology on the Process of the Preexistent Embodiment of Spirits Helped Me Chill Out About My Parental Bonding Issues

My family and I recently welcomed a pair of adorable twin girls into our family. It was especially welcome as they arrived only after several years of battling infertility obstacles. Our first daughter came only after two years of ART (Assisted Reproductive...
Response to “Joseph Smith’s Teachings about Priesthood, Temple, and Women”

Response to “Joseph Smith’s Teachings about Priesthood, Temple, and Women”

Any conversation that opens up space for honest discussion of women within Mormonism is good, and the church’s newest essay “Joseph Smith’s Teachings about Priesthood, Temple, and Women” brings the topic of women and priesthood authority into that space. The gospel...
On Yom Kippur

On Yom Kippur

With today being Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in the Hebrew calendar, I would like to reflect on a very sacred experience that I had, and one that is very unique within Mormonism, although I was actually not yet a member of the Church when I had this...
Wandering in the Wilderness

Wandering in the Wilderness

It has now been 9 years since I first listened to the Mormon Stories podcast with Darius Gray and Margaret Young on blacks and the priesthood and temple ban.  In it they put the priesthood ban into context of the surrounding culture.  I learned that in the beginning,...