Category: Family

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A Tale of Two Coming Outs

Once upon a time (16 years ago) I came out. I was 18, in my freshman year of a woman’s college, and I had my first real girlfriend. I had a boyfriend in high...

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what the bishop said

Although my brother will no longer come to church with me, and neither will my sister (notwithstanding that respectively they gave, until a certain point, their time, their money, and their hearts— their open,...

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Guest Post: An Eve Choice

By Chiaroscuro (One who is interested in the contrast of light and shadow in life.) Mother Eve faced two incompatible directives – “to multiply and replenish the earth, that you may have joy and...

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Guest Post: Marrying Young?

By Chiaroscuro Chiaroscuro is navigating a midlife crisis. She obsessed about light and is overwhelmed by shadow. About two years ago parents and youth in our stake were invited to a fireside with our...