Return of the Mormons Part 2: Religion, Guilt & Motherhood

For part one: Saint Kat of the Sparkling Water Mormon Missionaries often inspire unintended lines of thinking (I’m pretty sure they never intended to push me to secular humanism) and this time was no exception. Something about the afternoon’s encounter bugged me, and it took some time to sort out why. Then I found it: They noticed that … Continue reading Return of the Mormons Part 2: Religion, Guilt & Motherhood

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Return of the Mormons Part 1: Saint Kat of the Sparkling Water

Long time readers know I have a long and complicated history of relationships with Mormon Missionaries. They are one of the reasons I stopped calling myself “sort of Christian” and embraced Secular Humanism, they were one of the early influences of this blog, and in some ways, their optimistic faith reminds me a little of me … Continue reading Return of the Mormons Part 1: Saint Kat of the Sparkling Water

I resigned from The First Church of Christ, Scientist (The Mother Church), but they seem to have misplaced my resignation letter

Back in May 2013 I wrote a letter to The Mother Church announcing that I hereby voluntarily withdraw my membership The First Church of Christ, Scientist, effective immediately, and request you to remove my name permanently from your membership records. My husband wrote a similar letter (actually, I just changed the names around and printed … Continue reading I resigned from The First Church of Christ, Scientist (The Mother Church), but they seem to have misplaced my resignation letter

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I have a confession to make: I spend way too much time looking at my blog stats. Even when I don’t post any content, I try and check and see how many people have stopped by to look. I’m still slightly shocked anyone (beyond my husband and my BFF) reads what I post. I also … Continue reading summaries