motherhood, mental health & mormonism

Archive for June, 2014

  • A plea to my ward

    Jun 30, 14 • Faith, MormonismNo Comments
    A plea to my ward

    I’ve felt prompted to bear my testimony this upcoming Sunday, so in order to avoid emotional outbursts, I figured I’d organize my thoughts here: I’d like to share an experience I’ve had over the past couple of years, as well as the things I’ve learned from it. Some people call it a crisis of faith, [&hellip...

  • On handling things well…

    Jun 27, 14 • Faith, Feminism, MormonismNo Comments
    On handling things well…

    … I’m not at the moment. I see a lot of posts out there about forgiving and building bridges and being mature and taking the high road, but for the first time, this pacifistic, bridge-building moderate feminist is ready to throw in the towel. I won’t yet, but I want to. For all our reason [&hellip...

  • Letter to my Stake President

    Jun 19, 14 • Faith, Feminism, Mormonism1 Comment
    Letter to my Stake President

    I sent the following email on an almost-whim to my awesome stake president, who I’ve been blessed via spiritual confirmation to know is called of God and loves the members of my stake dearly. At the time I had that spiritual confirmation, I had no idea why I was having it. Now I do.   [&hellip...

  • Because they say so

    Because they say so

    Did you catch the RadioWest interview of Ally Isom of the church public affairs office? It was alternately amusing, frustrating, and confusing. My favorite part was the following that begins at approximately 11:25 in that interview (listen to the whole thing here) right after she talked a bunch about keeping the doctrine pure and unadulterated, [&hellip...