Author: Emily U

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I don’t believe in being clean

I don’t believe in being clean.  I believe in being changed. The Old Testament goes into great detail about the many things that can make a person unclean, and of the rituals needed to...

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Your Name for God

I’ve never read the Old Testament cover-to-cover, and just for “fun” I thought I’d do it.  Once.  I’m enjoying the experience of reading it through rather quickly, not stopping to dig deep, because the...

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Discovering What I Believe

“Anybody who writes knows you don’t simply write what you believe. You write to find out what you believe, or what you can afford to believe.” – Essayist Adam Phillips “The art of writing...

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Theological Thorns and Same-Sex Marriage

Last November, revisions to Church Handbook of Instructions 1 included policies of ordinance exclusion to minors who reside with same-sex parents and of mandatory disciplinary council (essentially mandatory excommunication, I believe) for Church members...