Author: Tirza

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Mistaking Scaffolding for the Soul

I ran into a friend recently whom I hadn’t seen in months. She told me she was stepping back from the Church for a while. There were a number of factors, but the biggest...

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Your Body is Not Your Own

The chocolate was already mangled by the time it got to her. Unwrapped and increasingly melted as it passed from hand to hand. The message, taught by her Sunday school teacher, quickly sunk in...

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Kintsugi: Focusing on the Cracks

I was surviving fast and testimony meeting ok and then it came… The testimony that went something like this, “I visited another church and didn’t really learn anything new and I’m so glad to...

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From Grace to Grace

“And he received not a fullness at first, but continued from grace to grace, until he received a fullness.” (D&C 93:13) Sometimes I hear so much about Christ’s perfection that I forget about his...

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Sacred Music: Remember

Ever since reading how Carol Lynn Pearson will sing many hymns using feminine pronouns, I have tried to more consciously practice this myself. I still feel uncomfortable or just completely forget when I’m at...