Tagged: God

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Childhood Myths

“…and that Mother Earth and Father Sun and Grandmother Universe will take care of us and watch over us…” That was a line in the prayer my six-year-old gave for our nightly family prayer...

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Forms of Grace

1. And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his...

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This Is Life Eternal. Right Here. Right Now.

Victor Hugo wrote, “To love another person is to see the face of God.” I used to think this was a beautiful metaphor for the divine power of Love. Now I’m beginning to believe it is a mandate – at least for me personally: To love another person is to learn their language. To learn their language is to see a face of God that we might otherwise never have seen.

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Ah! Turn Me Not Away

On Sunday morning I flipped through picture after picture of women being turned away from the doors of our worship places. The Mormon Tabernacle choir sung in the background. Tears streamed down my face;...

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Suddenly a Light Descended

One of the things I like to do when I read scriptures is to add Heavenly Mother in. Where it says “God” I add “and Goddess,” where it says “Father” I read it as...

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Feeding the Multitude

This past fall, our stake president introduced me to a new way to look at the miracles of Jesus feeding the multitude, which I wanted to share here. The feeding of the multitude is...