Tagged: Friendship

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Yes, You’re Small, But Small is Not Nothing

The weekend after I gave birth, a friend sent me a poem. She’d written it months before, early in this pregnancy, on a day when I thought I might have started to miscarry. At...

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Seventeen Times I Felt Reverence.

(Inspired by a beautiful part in a beautiful book, 100 Birds Taught Me To Fly, called, “Twelve Times I Prayed.”) My sister, C, holding my baby, singing, “I’m just a little black rain cloud, hovering under...

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Compromises, An Update

In my last post when mentioning the state of my church belief and testimony, I wrote: “My testimony, though strong, is at its basic level–– my recommend expires in seven days and I have...

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BYU: A Feminist Reflection

As a teenage convert to the LDS Church from New York City, going to BYU and studying in Utah was the equivalent of going to the Vatican or Mecca–– I would be studying on...