Tagged: Poetry

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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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Guest Post: The laying on of hands #MormonMeToo

Anonymous grew up in a faithful Mormon family in which her father was sometimes bishop and her mother was sometimes relief society president and probably every person was abused. She tried and failed to interrupt...

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The Shape of My Lenten Journey

The early process Involved the identification of A problem A deficit Strategies to resolve it Embracing a particular goal. I made a big effort at the beginning Some early success Mixed with Reward Benefit...

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Prayer after a Faith Transition

I remember sitting in my Community of Congregation for the first time. We were a brand new group, all Mormons and former Mormons. There were a few familiar faces and a bunch of unknown...

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Patriarchy Love Poetry

Want to say, “I love you,” to that special someone? And also, “I support the patriarchal order in the home”? Try one of these patriarchy–approved love poems for your sweetheart/head of household/helpmate. For her:...