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Mormon Culture

“I love the gospel but I can’t stand Mormon culture.”

I hear that all the time. I have said it quite often myself.

What does this even mean? 1,052 more words

Gay Mormon

Actual Dream, Actually Coming True

I couldn’t be more excited to announce the publication of my poetry collection, To the Mormon Newlyweds Who Thought the Bellybutton Was Somehow Involved. It’s published by… 35 more words

Yanny or Laurel

I am sure most of you have listened to the “Yanny or Laurel” phenomenon that went viral this month. If you read my… 832 more words


Future Open Letter to my LDS Relatives & Family

Dear loved ones,

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS, Mormon) all my life. I have done my best ability to be a good person, an example and following the commandments. 674 more words

Life Goes On

I have to keep reminding myself that this is a journal. I’m supposed to write every day, even if I think it might be boring or if I think I have nothing to say. 692 more words


Marriage and the best-laid plans

Tuesday was my twenty-first wedding anniversary. I’m very happy and I’ve already had a nice dinner out, so I don’t need to be congratulated. The occasion just reminded me of this Slate article I read last month, … 2,131 more words


Forgiving Others, Abusers, and Ourselves

Last Sunday, in third hour Relief Society meeting, we broke off into four groups and each had a topic to read over, discuss, and then talk about with everyone else. 1,156 more words

Daphne Shadows