Category: Belief

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Guest Post: Prodigals

by Caroline Crockett Brock Prodigals I imagine a cosmic welcome party thrown in our honor. The prodigal daughters have come home to their Mother. Long lost in the world and enslaved to foreign Masters,...

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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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When God doesn’t intervene

I grew up hearing a message that Heavenly Father answers prayers and brings peace and assurance to us in our pain. This is a beautiful message, but I have often struggled to see it...

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Guest Post: Unsaid Prayer

by Sara A few weeks ago I was asked by a member of the bishopric to give a prayer. As I hesitantly agreed, he added, “Under one condition. You don’t write it down this...

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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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Mother, Mother, Mother

My child isn’t a baby anymore. When he prays, he says, “Dear Father, Mother, Mother, Mother…” Soon I will teach him to censor his prayers. But it was after his birth that She came...

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A Catholic Ordination

Last month I was invited to participate in my friend’s ordination to become a Catholic priest through the Roman Catholic Womenpriests. I was asked to participate as a “member of clergy of other faiths.”...