13 May, 2016

What It Feels Like From The Other Side

I've noticed a few things have changed since I went public about my transition with Mormonism - and I thought it would be an interesting topic. I hope so! (Added: I know that others may feel the exact opposite of me on these things. And I do respect that completely. I once [...]

12 Apr, 2016

Questions Our Church Friends Ask Us

Q: How do I navigate tricky church/faith issues while raising kids? Danny: I’d talk to them honestly about the concept of idolatry.   We were recently listening to an On Being podcast where Dr. Louis Newman was being interviewed on the practice of repentance. He had this very concise and [...]

11 Apr, 2016

How I Went from Feeling Dead (for Years) to Feeling Alive

Oh man, the title of this post gets me. To think that I used to feel dead... And now to know that there was a way out. Oh my heart.  THIS is why I started this blog. I figured someone out there might feel stuck, too. And I wanted to [...]

27 Mar, 2016

An Easter Message

From Danny Hello all! Mara and I just wrapped up 3 weeks of work in the U.S. - traveling to Brooklyn, Vegas, and Salt Lake City to host events on Saturdays, and working with our creative team in the middle of it all. It's been amazing. Thank you to those [...]

6 Jan, 2016

Is There Good In All Things?

(By Danny) The phrase "everything happens for a reason" is a phrase I don't really like. Perhaps there is truth in the phrase, but if there is, it is a very poor way to express it. It is often spoken by someone who has experienced pain, but with the benefit [...]

24 Nov, 2015

What It Was Like To Share That Post

Ha. I'm sure you can imagine what post I'm talking about. :) Today I thought I'd share what this experience has been like for us... How have your families reacted? Our parents are both very orthodox Mormon. Danny's mom was very understanding and said: "Danny, you are ONE in a [...]

7 Nov, 2015

Lots of Love As I Shift From Mormonism

You ready for this?  I'll start off by saying that this post is meant to be a celebration! Yes. It's about a journey and about a life. It's about great PEACE, JOY, and finding TRUTH. It's also a celebration of connection. I write this post with a desire to connect [...]

19 Mar, 2015

Kick Guilt in the Butt

Today I wanted to talk about guilt. The kind of guilt that you might have when you read of tragedies in the news and wonder how it is that you have a roof over head and a meal to eat. The kind of guilt that depresses you and puts a [...]

4 Feb, 2015

The River Ceremony

You won't believe what I did on a tiny island in Denmark last year... IN FEBRUARY! In the freezing, freezing water.  :) I took off my boots and put my feet in the river for a bit while the water flowed rapidly by. It was SOOOOO FREAKING COOOOOLD. But so [...]

3 Feb, 2015

How To Start A ‘Women of Faith Lecture Series’

I once wrote about a 'Women of Faith Lecture Series' that I helped start in Brooklyn. Since starting the series and writing about it on the blog, it turns out there are quite a few 'Women of Faith Lecture Series' being started around the country! AMAZING! I couldn't be more [...]