"I’m not trying to excuse the Church’s massive nest egg here, just point out a reality of what I see happening," says guest blogger Mette Harrison. "Which is that it’s not about the money, stupid. It’s about loyalty."
(RNS) — 'It’s likely at this point that my sabbatical will simply become permanent, a new way to interact with Mormonism and Mormons.'
Guest blogger Mette Harrison is not attending the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the moment, but she loves it as much as anyone.
Being Mormon can sometimes feel overwhelming, but Mette Harrison has boiled it down into 73 simple steps. (First rule: stop saying "Mormon.")
Mormon theology demands that we take care of the earth--and guest blogger Mette Harrison says the "make it do or do without" values of her LDS childhood helped her learn to do that.
"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.
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.
From dismantling patriarchy to having more potlucks, guest blogger Mette Harrison suggests 10 ways toward a kinder, gentler Mormonism.
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.
Two Mormon mothers discuss the unique struggles of raising transgender kids, especially when the LDS Church is not supportive or dismisses gender dysphoria as something that will be healed in the afterlife.
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?
In early 2017, some Mormon women began expressing concern about eroding ethical standards in government. Now they're over 6,000 strong and still growing.
At age nine, Mette Harrison made a conscious decision to masquerade as a boy as much as possible, mainly at school, because she hated being a girl. Specifically, she hated being a girl in the Mormon world.
Mette Harrison's daughter stopped being active in Mormonism years ago, and Mette was at peace with that. So why did it hurt when her daughter decided to formally remove her name from the membership rolls?
(RNS) — In some ways, being Mormon is an advantage when coping with autism, and in other ways, Mormonism makes it harder, writes guest columnist Mette Harrison.