Tagged: Mormon Life

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Grandma Eliza, me, and prophets

Eliza Ann Haven Westover was my grandma’s great-grandmother. For Christmas, Grandma sent me copies of some family letters and photos, including a letter Eliza Westover wrote to her son when she was 87 and “laid...

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They Are the Ones That Put You In This Situation. Not Me.

Early in November 2015, the Mormon church released a statement about a policy change.  Then they released a clarification on that policy change, which left the policy essentially unchanged.  All these statements came after...

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If and Then

Up until last night this has been my story. But the reported and confirmed changes to the Church Handbook of Instruction in regards to the children of gay parents has thrown me into a...

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The Lock

          The Lock Every evening I brush one damp curl from my baby’s forehead And in its place leave a long, mama kiss My sweet strawberry of a boy is...