Monthly Archives: August 2008
Assertiveness. The very word brings feelings of anxiety and nervousness to my heart. I am not assertive by nature. Or maybe I am and my nurture just smothered what assertiveness I did have. Anyway, I am starting to get the … Continue reading
When I was a kid, Carol Lynn Pearson wrote me a personal note in response to a letter I had written her. Her response was generous and kind, and I have never forgotten it. I see her as a wonderful … Continue reading
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about tension subscribing to notions about the eternal nature of sex/gender, while also recognizing that many of our cultural notions of gender attribute and role are social constructs that I reject. But deconstructing those … Continue reading
Recently I read an article about a group of LDS people who think the church needs to accept gay unions. It quoted a woman, excommunicated for “refusing to choose the Church over her partner.” The article talked about “many faithful … Continue reading
I am revisiting something I wrote many years ago about my struggle with same-sex attraction. As I read it back to myself now, I feel a little sheepish because it seems to me I pontificated a lot. At the same … Continue reading
Maybe everyone else already knew this, but today I heard for the first time the rumor that the church had made an unsolicited bid to buy Facebook.