Author: Guest Post

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What is Women's Liberation?

The current issue of What is Enlightenment? magazine is devoted to an “a cultural, philosophical and spiritual exploration” of Woman. In one featured article, the author posed a question to a wide spectrum of...

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Mortality

Watch your husband. If you are lucky—should he die in your presence—scoop him up and shovel him into the cellar; give him the kiss of half-life to keep his circulation going; stick a needle...

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Patriot

This past weekend in New York City, Puerto Rican flags were ubiquitous. The streets were flooded with red, white and blue on people, cars and everything else. Spanish music played all around. The Puerto...

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To Bleed or Not To Bleed

Earlier this week, the FDA approved Lybrel, an oral contraceptive which can be used to completely stop a woman’s menstrual cycle. Unlike traditional birth control pills which produce a period-like bleeding once a month,...

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What's Fair?

Life isn’t fair. My mother frequently reminded me of this fact while I was growing up. There was one particular event in high school that seemed dramatically unfair to me, so much so that...

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The Transient Ward

Lately I’ve been thinking about two categories of people in our ward: (1) Long-term members who lay down roots (mostly old-timers who have lived in this city for most, if not all, of their...

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Sleeping With The Bishop: One Wife's Wish List

I was really encouraged by the conversation that was started in response to my last post. I am grateful that so many of you felt comfortable communicating your feelings, and that those feelings reflected...