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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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A Gay Mormon Missionary Falls In Love

I wish I had known I was gay before my mission. I think knowing would have changed a lot of things about my life.  I don’t think I would have gone on a mission. That’s not to say that I’m mad that I went.  I’m so glad that I did.  I learned so much about … Continue reading