People often ask Mormon novelist Mette Harrison why she sticks with the LDS Church even if she has some problems with it. “I believe in the principle of conversation and compromise,” she says.
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Guest blogger Ron Raynes says it is possible for a gay man and a straight woman to enjoy a happy marriage. He and his wife have done so for 34 years.
When the denial of a person’s sexual identity leads to the extreme measure of taking on a “straight” marriage in order to remain fully in the fold, it is, ironically, damaging to the family, the very institution that the LDS Church claims to be defending.
These YouTube videos show us a Mormonism that’s fun, spontaneous, and caring — a religion that’s out in the streets, helping the world reunite its many lost baby ducks.
Well-meaning people, in the face of the pain that litters the minefield that is Mother’s Day, often resort to generalities and platitudes. But this is a mistake. What can save the Mother’s Day church experience are flesh-and-blood stories of broken people doing their very best.
Yesterday we had the first of two parts of novelist Mette Ivie Harrison’s personal story of losing faith in Mormonism. Today she reveals how she is trying to find her testimony again, returning to prayer and to church activity. As you can see, she rejects the “blame the victim” response that many Mormons have when […]
Friday’s surprising decision that Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional has resulted in an unsurprising flurry of political debate in Mormondom, from Meridian Magazine’s complaint about activist judges to a clever spoof of Gov. Herbert as the Grinch Who Stole Gay Marriage.