We Like Our Heaven Better

We Like Our Heaven Better

I have a family. We are a family. I bore these children, made from my own flesh and blood. I labor for them. I love them. I nursed them. I nourish them. But, when I listened to President’s Nelson’s talk on the Sunday Morning Session of General Conference,...
A Mother’s Blessing For My Daughters

A Mother’s Blessing For My Daughters

It is impossible to be a mother of both sons and daughters and not notice external and even internal biases that are imposed upon our children. Blue for boys, pink for girls. Trucks for boys, dolls for girls. But there are also covert biases that exist. Recently, a...
Still Seeking Further Light And Knowledge

Still Seeking Further Light And Knowledge

The news of the recent feminist-centered changes to the temple has brought joy and rejoicing to many. That is important. It is valid. But it also brings sadness and grief to others. This, too, is important and valid. These are steps forward. As one Mormon Feminist...
The Problems With Bishop Interviews, Part 2 –  Mormon Women Speak Podcast  (episode 18; 339)

The Problems With Bishop Interviews, Part 2 – Mormon Women Speak Podcast (episode 18; 339)

http://media.blubrry.com/rationalfaiths/p/rationalfaiths.com/podcast/339_PART_2_Mormon-Women_ThisAmericanLife_18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSPart 2 of this discussion includes a continued discussion and more...
Why It Is Not Helpful To Tell Me To Leave

Why It Is Not Helpful To Tell Me To Leave

My arms ached. My back would feel it tomorrow. My fingers frozen from the nip of the wind. Tears welled in my eyes as I began to feel sorry for myself and the pathetic situation I was in. Again. As a single mother, snowfall doesn’t mean hot cocoa, snowmen, and...
Dear Progressive Mormon Man

Dear Progressive Mormon Man

Dear Progressive Mormon Man,  We share this space. This space where we engage in the wrestle; where the struggle is real. This space of curious learning coupled with hopeful healing. This space that offered a soft landing for those affected by the great and spacious...