Sunday in Outer Blogness: Christmas Edition!

Wow, just when you thought the CoJCoL-dS didn’t have a shred of integrity left to sell, they’re sending the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to perform for Trump’s inauguration. The same Trump that hasn’t even taken office yet in is already putting us all in an incomprehensible level of danger from both war and accelerating climate change. […]

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A Secular Mormon Christmas!

When I was in eighth grade, I wrote an essay for school about how much I love Christmas. I focused specifically on all of the fun projects I loved to do with my family — like making cookies and gingerbread houses and decorations and home-made advent calendars. I also used to love to sit in […]

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Christmas Eve Service

Some years ago, I attended a Christmas Eve service with my grandmother. She converted to Mormonism as an adult, and was raised in a more traditional/ritual religion (Ukrainian Orthodox). It’s a religion where they make a big deal out of Christmas Eve. She liked attending services of other churches on Christmas Eve.  She loved the […]

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Sunday in Outer Blogness: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like the “War on Christmas” Edition!

Seems like the “War on Christmas” starts earlier every year, doesn’t it? Mostly because people (like me!) would rather cover a humorous culture-war non-issue than tackle real politics. Real political news is so depressing these days! Just to give you a taste, have a look at some of the reactions to the latest breaking political […]

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