Being An Ally Has Made My Faith Stronger

Being An Ally Has Made My Faith Stronger

By Jill Rowe I have been a Mormon my whole life. The Gospel has been my foundation. Every decision I have made in my life has been based on the Church. Would I go on a mission? Yes. Would I get married in the temple? Yes. Did I want to have a big family? Yes. Would I be a stay-at-home mom? Yes. Would I serve in every calling I was extended? Yes. This included being involved in Prop 22 in California…

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Real Friendships

Real Friendships

By Melanie Flake –  My husband comes from a very large Mormon family (he has 84 first cousins- just on his dad’s side). They are like a giant group of friends that love each other and enjoy getting together. I worked very hard to get to know them and they made me feel like a part of the family. Over the years I have grown extremely close to several of his cousins. One cousin, in particular, took the time to stay in…

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Boys Who Wear Makeup

Boys Who Wear Makeup

By Wendy Vonsosen In the past year I’ve found that there’s power in vulnerability as well as getting out of my comfort zone (even though my comfort zone is cozy and warm and makes me really happy).  This post has been rattling around in my brain for the last week and I feel like it wants to come out and I need to share it.  Often we fear what we don’t understand.  I hope the vulnerability and discomfort of this post brings…

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