A Plan for All and a Plan for Each

Warning: I am going to be unabashed in my language and enthusiasm about my faith right now. Read on if you dare. For the meantime, many of the names in this story are being changed, just to be safe. Last night a remarkable thing happened. But it could only have...

Our Default Mode Is Love

There’s a lot being said about John Dehlin and Kate Kelly in Mormon circles these days. You know who these two are: John is the runner of the Mormon Stories podcast and Kate Kelly is the founder of the Ordain Women movement. People have opinions on what John and Kate...

My Mothers

Of course I’m thinking about mothers on Mothers’ Day. Interestingly, by the way, this was a day originally enacted by women as a protest against war. In any case, I’m thinking about mothers. I knew my mother. I suppose I spent the first five or six...

All For The Good

My friends, I thought it would be nice if I wrapped up the journey my beloved and I have been on this year. You can get the whole story and details up until now in two parts. Part one here. And Part two here. It started with us being led to do something that required...

Agency and Dodging a Tumor-Shaped Bullet

It’s incredible to me as I sit here looking back on what began on January 11th. My beloved pregnant, bleeding slightly. Our expectation that the ER would simply say, “Take it easy.” We had been told by Father in Heaven that we ought to get pregnant....

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series