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Web Presents

Since I have some experience being Mormon—and a great deal of experience being gay—several friends have asked me what I think of the new website http://www.mormonsandgays.org. After reading through it … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · 5 Comments

Called to serve

I have thus far seen my call to return to the church in terms of serving fellow church members and the church as a whole. As a stranger in a … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · 8 Comments

Clean date

On Saturday, I showed up to the new chapel at 9 AM to participate in our ward’s cleaning assignment. I vacuumed and changed trash bags in the classrooms and bathrooms. … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Word to the Wise

This past Sunday I accompanied a musical number in sacrament meeting and taught a lesson on the word of wisdom in elders’ quorum. For my lesson, I divided the chalkboard … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

On the Primacy of Love

I have it on good spiritual authority that there are only two commandments: to love God with our whole being and to love our neighbors as ourselves. Matthew 22:36-40. In … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Progress

After my last entry, I began attending the local family (non-singles) ward. Everyone has been incredibly friendly, and I have met other gay folks who are returning to activity in … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Back in the saddle

Here’s the lowdown: I was raised Mormon on a small farm in central Utah and served a mission in Paraguay.  A year or two later, I walked away from the … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · 1 Comment