“Serve others.” “Take good care of yourself.” “Stay out of others business.” “Learn to love yourself” “You are your brother’s keeper.” “Know and understand your own feelings.” “Don’t be selfish.” “Don’t CONTINUE READING
How Can I Create Peace Amidst Family Chaos? A guide for LDS parents navigating issues surrounding homosexuality by Becky Mackintosh Your child just shared their most intimate secret, “I’m gay” CONTINUE READING
Helping Those Who Struggle With Same-Gender Attraction (Jeffrey R. Holland, October 2007 Ensign) (link) He sighed. “Why am I this way? The feelings are very real.” I paused, then said, CONTINUE READING
With the sudden influx of dialogue concerning gender dysphoria I thought this public attention provided an excellent opportunity to add to the conversation and present the human reality of gender dysphoria among active members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, while seeking to explain what few teachings we, as members of the Church, have concerning this complicated issue. CONTINUE READING
These wounds are ones we have all experienced and for some they are so debilitating that we lie paralyzed and sometimes wailing because we believe the source of help might just be the same one who has wounded us or we have become blinded by the grief and emotions. CONTINUE READING
Let us acknowledge that most often gaining a testimony is not a task of a minute, an hour, or a day. It is not once and done. The process of gathering spiritual light is the quest of a lifetime. Your testimony of the living Son of God and His restored Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, may not come as quickly as you desire, but I promise you this: if you do your part, it will come. And it will be glorious.