Mormonism made me a Mama Dragon
“I still believe that most Mormon of doctrines for women: that being a mother is my most important role,” writes Mette Harrison. So when LDS policies toward LGBTQ persons seemed to be harming her children, she chose them over the church.
Mormon pioneer grit helped prepare me for this pandemic
“Even though I’m not attending the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints anymore, I had a moment of real gratitude that I’d been raised to have a year’s supply of food,” says guest columnist Mette Harrison.
Even if I’m not a believing Mormon anymore, family will be forever
“Family is family,” says guest blogger Mette Harrison. “And even if I’m not a believing Mormon anymore, family will be forever.”
This Mother’s Day, give Mormon women the gift of Heavenly Mother
“Experiences with Heavenly Mother in prayer and in poetry are an important part of me accepting and gradually coming to love myself,” says guest blogger Mette Harrison.
The New Mormon Primary manuals were not designed with real children in mind
This weekend, Mormons around the world will start using the church’s new curriculum. Primary teacher Mette Harrison says the lessons are going to be way over children’s heads.
Another Mormon excommunication, 25 years after the ‘September Six’
The excommunication of a former Mormon bishop has me flashing back to the “September Six,” who were disciplined 25 years ago this week–just as I was baptized into the LDS Church.
Being excluded from a Mormon temple wedding
Mette Harrison just sat out a Mormon temple wedding for the first time in her adult life, remaining outside while the rest of her family celebrated a sealing ceremony within. Why does the LDS Church exclude so many loved ones from a couple’s big day?