Tagged: birth

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A Matriarchal Blessing

(A written prayer, a sort of love letter.) Dear Søren, I bless you with the love I have for you as your mother, my faith in Jesus, and the hints of priestesshood that are...

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Book Review: The Sacred Gift of Childbirth

Many books teach and focus on the health and safety of giving birth, from comfort techniques to medical procedures.  But few delve into God or His principles and plan for women.  Childbirth offers a...

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Birth and the Unknown

I was fairly certain that God had abandoned me. Perhaps I had done something wrong. Perhaps all of those questions made me unworthy. Perhaps I simply wasn’t able to access the Divine. It was the same despondency...

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Claim your blessing!

Because children are baptized at age 8 rather than as infants, the Mormon version of a baby’s christening (blessing) is not considered a saving ordinance on their behalf. The LDS interpretation of this ritual...