Category: Culture

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A Meditation on Shrines & Self

The sin I have committed is the sin of adoption. I have adopted a different set of beliefs from the beliefs I was raised to obey. Leaving one orthodoxy means leaving all orthodoxies. -Terry...

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or look at the blue, blue sky…

My favorite Primary song has always been “My Heavenly Father Loves Me.”  Even as I young child I felt the beauty of nature keenly, and that beauty spoke to me of something grander and...

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Thankful for Exponent II

I spent my Thanksgiving Holiday in Asheville, NC. On Friday, I toured Biltmore, the grounds and the house. One these tours, I often bring reading materials – just in case I get held up...

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The Wheels of our Faith go ’round and ’round

The act of expressing doubt or questioning beliefs is stigmatized in our church culture. Ward leaders and members tend to show great patience and understanding to investigators, children, and new members who ask doctrinally...

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We believe in being Republican

Before the American presidential election, Republicans were in something of a panic about the possibility of losing the usually reliable Mormon vote. Several prominent Mormon Republicans criticized the Republican presidential nominee, such as Mitt Romney,...