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Widening the Divide: Two Monks, The Mormon Church, and Moving Forward

I work with teens.  And sometimes they argue.  And I help them with conflict resolution.  And sometimes they just can’t get over whatever it was that originally pissed them off.  When that happens, I’ll sometimes tell this story about two monks.  They were travelling together, and during their travels, they came across a woman that … Continue reading

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So Two Missionaries Walk Into a Gay Bar on Conference Weekend….

It’s the weekend of General Conference, which means my Facebook is blowing up with quotes from Mormon leaders.  I’ll be honest and say that I don’t really miss 10 hours of pajama church every 6 months, and I’m happy with my normal pajama church.  Speaking of which, I’m trying to start a new trend, #netflixchurch. … Continue reading