Category: Columns

The Family Forum: Sanctuary Trauma

  By Michael Farnworth This is the first of a series of columns dedicated to understanding and improving the dynamics of Mormon families. My premise is that we suffer from an exaggerated case of lip service and don’t actually afford the family as much devotion as we claim. Sure, in our church meetings, we talk …

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Braving the Borderlands: Conducting a Self-assessment

Know thyself.   —Greek Aphorism To thine own self be true, and [you cannot] be false to any man.   —Shakespeare At the 2010 Salt Lake Sunstone Symposium (Session 124, 5 August SL10124), John Dehlin and I hosted a spirited discussion with about a hundred attendees about their individual Borderlander experiences. We primed the discussion with …

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