Tagged: blessing

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A blessing for those who lost a loved one to suicide

We tend to name GodWith easy labelsCreatorFather MotherGod is also a God of ExitsA witness to injusticeA divine companion in sufferingGod-who-weepsGod-who-sits-with-us-in-our-griefGod who holds us in our life-and-deathGod of messy complicationGod of unyielding sadness.Yes, I...

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A Women’s Blessing

Cross-posted at Ordain Women. “As your mothers and sisters in Christ, we are here to support you and bless you this day.” Almost a year ago, my daughter sat in a camping chair on...

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Guest Post: Two Baby Blessings

by Becca I have two daughters. At the time of my first daughter’s birth I am a mostly-orthodox Mormon. We do her baby blessing at my mom’s house. We live out of state, and...

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Guest Post: What Would You Have Said?

by Emily U My baby girl was recently blessed at home.  It was a very small gathering, with just my family, our bishop, and our home teacher present.  Our extended families listened in via...