I project that my real-life schedule should lighten up sometime, but unfortunately it won’t be this week or next week. Fortunately, all the other bloggers of Outer Blogness (and beyond) have come through with tons of great posts! Here are some highlights:
Non-believers can’t seem to win — non-belief can always be blamed on caring too much or not enough. This helpful diagram should make it all clear. You can lapse in one religion, and still not quite be welcome in another. Discussions across belief lines can be a challenge. So you find your way and learn to be happy in your own skin.
For history buffs, there were some interesting articles this week on Mormonism’s key fronts: gender, race, and marriage (polygamy), and a bonus about some hippy prophet. (Plus: what’s up with Mormons and the symbol of the cross?)