Wright Words: You know I'm a Mormon, but do you know why?

It’s hard to believe nearly two years have passed since I wrote the column, “Author Jason Wright confesses, 'I am a Mormon.’ ” To this day, it remains one of my favorites.

The piece was a public realization that I’d spent too long simply waiting for people to ask me my religion, rather than volunteering it as a major component of who I am and where I come from. For years I treaded lightly around religion because the majority of my readers are members of other faiths. It’s ironic that in my efforts to avoid offending people over differing religious beliefs, I was offending the God we share in common.

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