Tag: faith

Wearing Pants To Church On Sunday

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I’m a Mormon. Did you know that? Although I’ve been a member of the Church for my entire life, many people have said that this surprises them. While  I dress modestly, avoid coffee and alcohol, go to church almost every Sunday, live in Utah, and refrain from swearing (usually), I’m used to getting a startled […]

Culture

Flashback Friday – Faith by George Michael

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Confession: I used to have a crush on George Michael as a tween. I used to have sleepover parties with my 4th and 5th grade friends, and we formed the GM4ever secret fan club – George Michael Forever! We would take markers and make fake tattoos with our GM4ever logo on our arms. And of […]

Culture

Self-Less – Thoughts on Service and Depression in Mormon Culture

“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father in Heaven is perfect.” Matthew 5:48 My whole life, I have been taught of the value of selfless service. If you are ever struggling with yourself, find someone to serve and it will help your situation not seem so bleak. It is important to show compassion; to […]

Health

Mormons and Media

Some of my readers, online friends, and acquaintances in general have asked me what I think about HBO’s Big Love portrayal of a Latter-Day Saint temple ceremony. I will defer you to the official statement of the Church, found at Mormon.orgOfficial Statement from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints:SALT LAKE CITY 9 March […]