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Hope and Healing…In Ward Choir?

by Segullah | Best of LDS Blogs

I have a very good ear, but not much actual musical knowledge to back it up. This brings me to ward choir. ...


How Masculine Stereotypes Hurt Our Boys As Much As Body Image Hurts Our Girls

by Segullah | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I was in college, I did an internship with a bunch of 5th graders at a children’s theater company. The...

Temple Square Memories

by Segullah | Best of LDS Blogs

Twenty-one years ago this August, I stood at the gates of the Salt Lake temple for the first time. I was th...


When You Feel Like You Don't Belong at Church

by Segullah | Mormon Life

Mostly because I didn’t want to go alone, I called my friend Sarah and begged a ride to our ward Relief Soc...


Going Mad Before Christmas

by Segullah | Best of LDS Blogs

Baking under the unseasonably hot (Spring!) October sky: “Hey, only two months until Christmas!” the burly,...


Read it your way

by Segullah | Best of LDS Blogs

You’ve heard plenty of moving anecdotes about Pres. Hinckley’s August of 2005 challenge to read or reread T...


Thoughts on the Next Big Birthday

by Segullah | Best of LDS Blogs

I am turning thirty this week. Really. Finally. And I haven’t dreaded it at all. I don’t fear wrinkles. I’m...

Pliability, Adaptability, Variability

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When Grandma is writhing in pain from cancer– who will hold her hand? When the school calls about Johnny’s ...


Connecting Generations

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Sometimes I daydream about having my own office. Right now, I use a hutch in the kitchen, which doesn’t all...

The Space for Change

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Systems are resistant to change. This is one of the fundamental principles of systems theory (a paradigm fo...