Why I want you to stay: A letter from a Mormon

I think the hardest business in the world is that of loving someone. But it’s inevitable. From the moment we’re born we attach to someone like a plant’s roots wander for water, wrapping ourselves around laughter and friendship and similarities … Continue reading

Why ‘God will give you more than you can handle’ changed my life: And how it fixed Christmastime

It’s been nearly a year since I wrote God will give you more than you can handle. A whole year. I can hardly believe it. It still surfaces as one of my most-read blogs of all time and I don’t … Continue reading

Dying naturally is NOT undignified: What we can learn from Brittany Maynard

This is one of those blog posts where I’ve written the first sentence about thirteen different times and I’ve deleted it just as many times. Here goes sentence number fourteen. I think it’s because deep down inside I dread talking … Continue reading

Motherhood is for everyone

Her name is Jasmine. Actually I think her name is something else but she told me she likes to change her name every day for fun. I guess yesterday was a “Jasmine” kind of day. She loves the color purple. … Continue reading