Tagged: grief

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Death and Ritual in Mormonism

  I recently watched a fascinating Ted Talk by Kelli Swayze entitled, “Life that Doesn’t End with Death.”  She talks about her husband’s home culture in Tana Toraja, Indonesia, and how, in the Torajan...

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Memories from a Recipe: Chocolate Cake

This past Sunday morning, I got a text from a friend. Her husband had died unexpectedly of a heart attack that morning. He was 48. I offered what I always offer when a death...

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On Mourning

Guest post by Hillary Kirkham Thoughts and feelings have been swirling in my mind about the massacre in Orlando since the news broke on Sunday. I feel like anything I say is woefully inadequate, for...

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Sacred Music: When It Was Yet Dark

Guest Post by Exponent II Board Member, Margaret Moore Last year at the Exponent retreat a women’s chorus performed Stephen Hatfield’s When it was Yet Dark during the Sabbath meeting. It is a contemporary...

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Guest Post: I know He sent me Angels

Guest Post by Nick Traducción española/Click for Spanish Translation I wouldn’t usually share such a personal experience, but in sight of recent events, I hope my words can bring peace to somebody somewhere. I...