Author: Jessawhy

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Mormon Feminist Activism

by Jessawhy While at Counterpoint conference sponsored by the Mormon Women’s Forum last fall, I began thinking about Mormon feminism in a new way. My presentation was about the way Mormon feminist blogs have...

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Insight into Absentee Heavenly Mother

by Jessawhy Most Sundays my husband helps our kids get ready for church. Our three little boys, ages 2, 4, and 7 each need more than a little assistance with finding church clothes and...

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Why I'm Still Mormon and Why I Don't Homeschool

Subtitle: The Path of Least Resistance Part II by Jessawhy On the surface, you wouldn’t necessarily think these things are related. But, for me, they describe a part of my personality, or a part...

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My Articles of Faith

by Jessawhy Recently, our book group read Dance of the Dissident Daughter and it has made my feminist spiritual journey more meaningful. As the author Sue Monk Kidd says, it’s like waking up some...

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Babies

by Jessawhy When I was young, the word “babies” gave me the creeps. Not just a little chill up my spine, but  I want to crawl behind the couch, creeps.  I have no idea...

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Are Cafeteria Mormons Starving?

by Jessawhy I’m a picky eater.  It’s not that I don’t like a variety of food, but I usually want my food to have perfect temperature, the perfect texture, and the perfect presentation. I...

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Sunday School on Apostacy

by Jessawhy Twice a month I teach the 13/14 year old Sunday School class in our ward. It’s a difficult calling for me, made much easier recently by my discovering this helpful site.  Lesson...