This blog is on vacation in a tropical clime, cavorting with other blogs on the beach. It will rest and get a tan and read some novels. Then it will fret that it ate too much and did not wear enough sunscreen. Back in a couple of weeks.
According to a new Pew study, “nones,” mainline Protestants, and Catholics are still the most likely to support same-sex marriage, but the percentages are up for every religious group.
In thinking about this unique time in LDS history, I’m reminded of the surge in vocations among American Catholics just after World War II.
This month’s exclusive focus on priesthood for the Young Women and Young Men brings into sharp relief some of the gender issues in the Church.
A YA editor at BEA today had me at hello with this pick-up line: “If the TV show _Firefly_ were a YA novel, it would be _Entangled_.” Here’s to that novel, and four other hot YA picks for fall.
People tend to assume that because I blog regularly and have published books and whatnot, I actually enjoy writing. As if. But since I purchased an iPad, I’ve had a little more success in writing fearlessly and on time.
But there was a piercing sweetness in my grief, a gratitude that I held nothing back in my relationship with my mother. When there was loved be expressed, I said the words. I gave the hug.
How many times do we need to blame the victim before Mormons as a people realize that judgmentalism is a sin whose wage is death? How many young adults do we need to lose before we admit there is a problem?
Today I want to shout a great big “thank you!” to the readers who have made the Twible project so fun for me. Tomorrow on Twitter, this project will jump into high gear with multiple tweets per day as we get ready for the book launch down the road.