If the Gospel Brings Joy, Why Does Everyone Look So Miserable?

Recently, I was asked by a friend if I had the opportunity to sum up my conversion in one word, what would it be? That question really threw me for a loop. What would the word be? I was baptized at twenty-four, so I have spent some time living “in the world.” I have never … More If the Gospel Brings Joy, Why Does Everyone Look So Miserable?

The LDS Woman at the Well meets The Abolitionist: Tim Ballard

Recently, I had the amazing opportunity to screen The Abolitionist, a documentary that follows Tim Ballard, the founder of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R), and his jump team as they complete rescue missions saving children from slavery, primarily as sex workers. In fact, it says it right on the O.U.R. website, “We exist to rescue children … More The LDS Woman at the Well meets The Abolitionist: Tim Ballard

Being Mormon Doesn’t Always Look the Way You Think it Should.

Let’s just jump into it: There is a real problem with labeling and judging within the LDS church. It’s heartbreaking especially if you have been on the receiving end of some pretty nasty comments and behaviors. I promised God that I would do two things when I started writing: One, I would serve His people … More Being Mormon Doesn’t Always Look the Way You Think it Should.

This is the Gospel for the Failures: Thoughts from Temple Square

Recently, my family and I went to Salt Lake City on vacation. Since joining the church, one of the things I have always wanted to do is tour Temple square, especially take a picture next to the Jesus Christ statue at the visitor center. And this is not just ANY statue of Jesus. It’s Jesus … More This is the Gospel for the Failures: Thoughts from Temple Square