Tagged: scripture

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Guest Post: Embracing a Broken History

by  Kajsa Berlin-Kaufusi As we look at our recent history (and by recent I mean within the last 25 years or so), we see the words of President Nelson well illustrated when he said,...

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Sustain Doesn’t Mean Agree With

Often in the church, a certain segment of members will accuse others of not sustaining church leaders because of a political, policy, or interpretive disagreement. I’ve heard stories of people having their temple recommends...

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R-Rated Scripture

Through a little skit, Mormon children were learning a Book of Mormon story. In the scripture story, a missionary named Ammon gains favor with a king by cutting thieves’ arms off. The young girl portraying...

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Story

The stories we tell matter. They weave the core narrative of our collective culture. It was not until some time after I became a woman myself, and a mother, that I began to earnestly...

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Lovingkindness and Face Painting

In 2010, I started reading the Old Testament. I had read many parts of it before, but never straight through to completion. I came across the word lovingkindness while reading the Psalms and thought...