Tagged: sister missionaries

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Beginning to see already

Serving a mission is perhaps the most conservative thing I have ever done, and it pushed me over the edge to be a feminist.  I served my mission in 2005-2006, when women had to be...

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Seventeen Times I Felt Reverence.

(Inspired by a beautiful part in a beautiful book, 100 Birds Taught Me To Fly, called, “Twelve Times I Prayed.”) My sister, C, holding my baby, singing, “I’m just a little black rain cloud, hovering under...

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Guest Post: Redeeming My Soul, Part III

by Sabra The day I learned of the president’s decision to release me, I was volunteered to participate in a missionary panel for a youth conference. The idea of sharing intimate details of my...

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Guest Post: Redeeming My Soul, Part II

by Sabra Although I was only a full-time missionary for a few months, this would be the first of many companionships. They ran from the trio that questioned my worthiness and “attitude” (an always...

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Guest Post: Redeeming My Soul, Part I

by Sabra I was always a supporter of gender equality in the LDS church; any time women in my classes at church wanted to serve missions, I was all for it. However it wasn’t...