Tagged: faith journey

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Guest Post: Seeing

By Maureen Edgerly Today I listened to an interesting story on Noah Rasheta’s podcast, “Secular Buddhism.” He had been communicating online for over a year with a work associate in China named Chris, whom...

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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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All’s Not Well in Zion

This week I had a chance to meet with my friend Melissa for lunch. Melissa stopped attending church 10 years ago. She thought her family was finally adapted to her different feelings about church,...

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Instruction Manual

In a thoughtful attempt to domesticate me, my mother gave me a bread machine for my birthday when I was a sophomore at college. At the time I was eating mostly ramen noodles and...

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Little Black/White Lie

Humans use story to understand and make meaning of their existence. Sometimes life happens in a way that shakes your foundational paradigms and they crumble, as mine did. As a Mormon child, the theoretical...

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Goddesses Weaving Fates

Looming large in this tapestry you’ve woven, In the warp and woof of misdirection That dangling thread. I could be dead; will I keep my head?   I grasped the end and gave a...

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Guest Post: It’s Not about Faith Anymore

By Anonymous As a devout teenager and developing member of the Mormon church, I was often told many things about our church and its history that would make me want to turn heel and...