I belong to a church of assigned goals, so I’ve decided to set some goals for other people to honor the end of 2016 and prepare us all for 2017: Read at least one book recommended by someone you disagree with. Try sushi. It really does deserve one more chance....
For me, this is a dark time. The thought of Donald Trump being my president makes me both numb and sick to my stomach. As a historian, I would say he represents the worst traditions of our nation. As a Christian, I would say he is all that the Savior warned us...
er Restless Weaver by Ola Harrison It seems everyone in the LDS world is familiar with the hymn “Oh, My Father” by Eliza R. Snow. For Mormons, this hymn is unique in the sense that it both mentions Heavenly Mother and functions as a prayer in its own right: In the...
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LGBTQ Mormon Crisis
Two Printable handout for bishops and stake presidents that talks empirically about LGBTQ suicides:
“…we are asking our Church leaders to inquire of the Lord if the one year wait on the temple sealing can be changed…”
These videos were created for Latter-day Saint parents and allies to voice their love for their LGBT brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. They want to give a message of comfort and support to other parents who are navigating the difficult conflicts that can arise in families around this issue.
“Cogito!” (“I think!”) follows the intellectual adventures of a recovering academic outside the walls of academia.
Quote of the Month
"It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt." (Fyodor Dostoevsky)