The World is On Fire

The world is on fire. There have been 297 mass shootings in the U.S. so far this year. Over 12,000 people have lost their lives to gun violence since January 1. Hatred is on the rise. Antisemitism is blatantly expressed and has led to the deadliest attack against the Jewish community on American soil in […]

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I am Complicit

I am a liberal, heterodox queer Mormon. I believe in the value and worth of my fellow LGBTQ+ Saints. I am complicit in the harm done by the Church and a number of other institutions that I belong to implicitly and explicitly. My different beliefs and my rejection of what I can only see as […]

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Reimagining Omnipotence

God is often described as being omnipotent, omniscient, & omnipresent (sometimes also omnibenevolent). I’ve noted elsewhere my agnosticism about some of those labels for God, but I’ve somewhat come around on God’s omnipotence. That is I’ve thought of a way of imagining and understanding what it means to be omnipotent that fits into how I […]

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Knowing God

Can we know the mind of God? Mormonism is built on the premise that we can, but also that we need others to reveal it to us. That I must come to know God, for that is eternal life, but that to do so I need the prophets, scripture, and the Holy Ghost. I cannot […]

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Interpreting Prophecy

I wonder how prophecy shapes our world and how believing in prophecy can contribute to its fulfillment. Is something more likely to happen because I believe it was foretold to? Does believing in something influence my choices in a way that consciously or subconsciously contributes to the actualization of that thing? How often do we […]

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