Posts filed under: Spirituality

Learning How to Bless Myself

  When I was growing up, whenever I needed comfort, guidance, or stability in the face of a difficult experience, my instinct was to ask for a priesthood blessing. I asked my dad for blessings as a child when my […]

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New Work: Seer Stone

I am currently developing a performance piece in which I look into a stone, wait until an image or idea comes to my mind, and then describe what I see to a scribe. I don't feel resolved about the piece [...]
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Joseph Smith and the Sacred Body

Mormon Ritual Highlights the Role of the Body One of the things that I love about Mormonism is how important the body is. A physical body is so important to the Latter-day Saints that they perform physical rituals on behalf […]

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Gays, Mormons and the American Narrative

What Gays and Mormons could learn from each other about Marginality, Exile, and the Promised Land: If there is a central story to the Book of Mormon, it is the story of a marginalized people journeying through the wilderness and […]

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The Virtue of Doubt

The gay Mormon community is big, and encompasses a wide range of beliefs and lifestyles. I am part of a network of gay Mormon blogs, and I enjoy reading about so many different approaches to spirituality and sexuality. Recently in […]

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