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Sublime Spirituality: Sanctifying Our Darkness with God

Note: An attempted reconstruction of a talk I delivered 19 Nov 2017, in the Provo YSA 101st Ward.

If God’s voice was a musical instrument, it would be a cello. 2,068 more words

Mini Manifestos

Bye, My Beloved Girl....

I didn’t plan to write another personal post so soon; I didn’t plan on writing another post at all tonight, to be honest. But I just felt compelled to write and put everything that I feel into words even though I know I’m probably too grief-stricken to do much more than ramble.  1,667 more words


Hope and Healing (Chapter 3)

The Way Home

And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her. And she said, Behold, thy sister in law is gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister in law.

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Study In Ruth

What if we changed the way we viewed suicide?

***Trigger warning***

I have often heard people refer to those who have died by suicide as selfish.

Why is that?

It truely doesn’t make sense to me. 460 more words

Mental Health



Day 16



I want to find You here,

my portion & my strength

even as I cry tears that are

so much a flood. 444 more words


Three Years Later

Dearest daddio,

They say it gets better as time goes on. Well, here it is – three years later since I last held your hand and kissed you goodbye – and the pain feels fresh again like an open wound. 475 more words


a letter to those who have no hope for the holidays

Dear friend,

I want you to know I get you.I don’t understand or know your circumstances. I don’t know the deep places of your heartache. 494 more words