Note: A companion of sorts to this piece I wrote about Heavenly Mother a few months ago and this piece I wrote about Jesus Christ. Like those pieces, this is an attempt at some speculative theology, meaning I’m not claiming any of this is doctrinal, nor binding in any sort of way, but rather hoping […]Read more "Heavenly Father: A Speculative Profile"
Rachel Hunt Steenblik, a friend I’ll refer to as Rachel for the remainder of the review, opens her book Mother’s Milk: Poems in Search of Heavenly Mother with these words: “These are the poems that I could write with my questions, my hurt, my hope, and my reaching. Others could write other poems with theirs. I […]Read more "Mother’s Milk: Reviewed and Analyzed"
Mel Leilani Larson’s Third Wheel: Peculiar Stories of Mormon Women in Love is deeply, deeply human. At turns hilarious and heartbreaking, it includes two plays Little Happy Secrets and Pilot Program. Both center on Mormon women in love (which should not come as a surprise to anyone that read the book’s subtitle). Both plays also […]Read more "Third Wheel: Reviewed"
We’re going to spin off from one of my favorite ideas in Mormonism, found in the 9th Article of Faith (I’d swap “They” for “He” and fix the verbs accordingly, but that aside, love what’s happening here): “We believe all that God has revealed, all that He does now reveal, and we believe that He […]Read more "Seeking Great and Important Things"
Preface I returned from roughly eight magical weeks abroad (London based, but all over the UK, Paris, and Dublin) on Thursday. It was marvelous. An absolutely incredible experience that is rich with meaning and lessons and learning. Today I’m attempting to crystallize or distill those eight weeks and everything that I learned and all that […]Read more "London Crystallized: A Glimpse of Zion"
Thoughts on Travel and Testimony This is a belated post (like 6 days), but life has been busy and filled with travel and catching up on all sorts of things I’ve been behind on, so here you go, you get it today (and probably another one tomorrow). This post and what I have planned for […]Read more "Sharing is Caring"
“Is queerness eternal?” This titular question is a question that is perhaps one of the biggest facing Mormonism today and very close to me personally. I’m ace (if you’re a new reader, repenting lapsed one, or otherwise missed that post in May you can read it here, and again, happy to chat about it if […]Read more "Is Queerness Eternal?"