motherhood, mental health & mormonism

Archive for May, 2014

  • Calling All Utah County Feminists

    May 22, 14 • Faith, FeminismNo Comments
    Calling All Utah County Feminists

    Hi there. My name is Pepper, and I want to be your friend. I’m trying to form a casual group of like-minded feminists (any gender) in Utah County who can meet together regularly for support, enlightenment, refuge, and/or fun. Are you interested? Please email me right away at pepper at justapepper dot com or comment [&hellip...

  • Counterfeit: a Poem

    Counterfeit: a Poem

    I wrote this, inspired by the prompt from the A Mother Here contest, but without any real intention of submitting it. I thought I’d share it here instead! Go check out the winners, they’re magnificent. Counterfeit She’s in there, somewhere blockaded ‘neath 18 years of not enough time, money, food, mom. 18 years of second [&hellip...

  • A Talk on Mindful Obedience

    May 10, 14 • Faith, MormonismNo Comments
    A Talk on Mindful Obedience

    The following is a Sacrament Meeting talk I gave several weeks ago on the subject of obedience. More specifically, it was supposed to be based on Elder Hales’ talk titled “If Ye Love Me, Keep My Commandments” which I didn’t like very much. Too judgey. (I wasn’t sure how much of a jab was intended [&hellip...