“Healing occurs when you align with the pure, positive energy that created the planet – and that keeps your heart beating and your blood chemistry normal. Healing occurs when you release all your resistance to well-being and allow yourself to be well. Healing occurs when you’re in harmony with your life’s purpose and those who [...]
This post deviates from my usual focus on being a religious feminist in the USA, and it deviates for a good reason: I am in the process of moving to Georgia. In fact, as of today I am still in a hotel, where I have been staying for my first week here, because work obligations [...]
In just a few days, I will leave Provo, Utah, a town where I have lived for eight years now. A number of people have told me that I’m adventurous and that they’d never be so comfortable traveling to new states for academic conferences, or moving across the country for a PhD program. But the [...]
This article kicks off a new monthly column, Religious Feminist in the USA. Mitt Romney and his faith are all over the news. With many Americans wondering whether voters are ready for a Mormon president, major publications and news shows have dedicated time and space to researching and publishing articles all about his faith, the [...]
Steve Tuttle, MFA program director at BYU, leans over the arch with a camera. Meanwhile, onlookers faint.
Zion National Park was only a few hours drive from our last camp at Cathedral Gorge State Park. We were concerned we wouldn’t find a camp site, even though it was Sunday. It’s summer, and all the reservation campgrounds were spoken for. It was early afternoon already, but luckily we drove right in to South [...]
by Emily When I decided to come to Utah for college, it was a big deal. A lot of people thought I was throwing my academic future away by not attending school on the East Coast, or at least the West Coast. No one listened when I explained how prestigious the BYU professors were, or [...]