Parachute by Jena Schwartz I found myself wondering how best to thank you for picking up for dropping out for pulling it out of me for playlists and secret notebooks of words you pluck as if from strings in the sky chords you strike and covers you lift for risking failure in the name of
To my Mormon family and friends: What I express here does not in the least diminish my love and respect for you. There is so much kindness and goodness in the LDS community. In no way do I wish to speak against that or diminish all the big and small ways that I and others
“Once you label me, you negate me” Soren Kierkegaard A few years ago, I was visiting Jerusalem with my wife. We were on a Mediterranean cruise that had a 2-day stopover in Israel. While we were there we signed up to do several guided tours of the city. On one of the days, we planned
Kierkegaard said: “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” My exit from the LDS church five years ago was far from graceful, and with hindsight I understand it better now than when I lived it. Here are some lessons I learned backwards for those who are living their transition forwards.