MY BIRTH DEFECT

MY BIRTH DEFECT

Note: This post first appeared on No More Strangers on January 20, 2013 I’ve always had an excellent memory. This is both a blessing and a curse. Some of my earliest memories are feelings of frustration, inferiority, and wanting to be someone different that I was. I...
Reaching out to the Tortured Soul

Reaching out to the Tortured Soul

Depression and suicide have made their rounds in the Mormon blogosphere of late, particularly in regard to the issue of homosexuality in Mormonism.  For me, this is a subject that hits home because, you see, I suffer from depression.  It’s taken me a while to...
Leadership Myopia

Leadership Myopia

Does it matter who your bishop is? In my experience, many types of people can be good bishops. But they are not identical. They bring their personalities and experience with them to the calling and no ‘mantle of priesthood authority’ completely erases that. When...