Zelophehad’s Daughters

A Hospital for Sinners

Posted by Lynnette

One of my all-time favorite movies is Ordinary People. In it, there’s a scene in which Conrad, a teenager who was hospitalized for several months after attempting suicide and is now trying to re-adjust to life, gets together with one of his friends from the hospital. He asks her, do you ever miss it? When […]

Tests of Faithfulness

Posted by Lynnette

Think about the following statements: 1) I have serious doubts about Book of Mormon historicity. 2) We need to return to the Constitution, and resist the ungodly socialist plot threatening America. 3) I have extensively researched the topic, and have concluded that the Lost Ten Tribes are on the moon.

Please, Don’t Love Me

Posted by Lynnette

I’ve had various encounters throughout my life with anti-Mormons who were out to save me from this terrible cult in which I am a member. Needless to say, this is an attitude I find extremely off-putting—in fact, as an unorthodox Mormon who engages in plenty of my own critiques of the Church, there are fewer […]

In Defense of Mundane Details

Posted by Lynnette

I think Facebook is fun. Let me emphasize that I am not saying this to start  a debate about Facebook per se–why people should or should not be on Facebook, issues of privacy, what you think of the new layout, etc. I realize it’s not for everyone, for a variety of reasons, and I don’t […]

Confessions of a General Conference Skipper

Posted by Petra

The first time I ever watched or listened to a session of General Conference was my freshman year at BYU. And no, I’m not a convert. Growing up, since we didn’t have cable TV and lived outside of Utah, our only option for watching conference was a TV at the stake center. I’m sure many […]