Tagged: Mormons and Death

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Mormons and Death: Childhood Pets

My sister and her family recently moved across the country, just a few days after their pet cat gave birth to four kittens.  When my sister’s family arrived in their new state of residence,...

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Mormons and Death: Cemeteries

by Kelly Ann It’s odd.  Even though (thanks to the ongoing Mormons and Death series) I recently reiterated to my mother that I want to be an organ donor if possible and would like...

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Mormons & Death: The After-Life (In This Life)

I started writing my grandfather letters the year after he died.  I was nine.  Soon these yearly letters, composed in our expansive garden that he had so lovingly and obsessively cultivated, migrated from paper...

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Mormons and Suicide

Trigger warning: suicidal ideation and completion, sexual abuse, self-injury. Suicide is an extremely complicated, sensitive and personal topic. In searching for general information in regard to Mormons and suicide, I found the internet largely absent...

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Guest Post- Death of a Child

by Brittany Kunz “If you had to choose which child to give back to me, which one would you choose?” were the thoughts that came to my mind when I was putting laundry away....

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Peculiar Funerals for Peculiar People

Aimee lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with her husband and three children and is the co-editor of the Exponent II Magazine. Three weeks after my eighth birthday, I found myself dressed in a white jumpsuit...