Expert Ex-Mormon | Recovery from Mormonism That was a turning point for me. I realized that I’d been pushing my wife to hear things she didn’t want to hear, and she had been pushing back just as hard to get me to step back in line. We both changed because of my suicide attempt. We(…)
About Rachel Wilhelm
Posts by Rachel Wilhelm:
The Mom of OZ: Strengthen home and family? A friend of mine wrote this post, and all I can say is hell to the yes. I remember the dreams I had when I was young, and honestly it was so damn confusing once I got to my late teens. There were so many things that(…)
The Sustaining of Church Officers – general-conference Never saw a dissenting vote before, so this was interesting to watch.
My husband and I just sat down and wrote our resignation letter to the LDS church. I honestly feel very somber right now, but I also feel liberated. Most of what we put in our letter was taken from suggestions online of how to resign the most effectively and efficiently, but I knew that to(…)
Those of you who have read my personal writings on this blog have seen just a fraction of the enormous emotions I’ve felt through this process, both good and bad, elated and angry, frustrated and peaceful. Deciding to publicly share my journey was a difficult decision because of the inevitable criticism I knew that I(…)
melzwhimzy: “In case of difficulty respecting doctrine or principle, if there is not a sufficiency written to make the case clear to the minds of the council, the president may inquire and obtain the mind of the Lord by revelation.” -Doctrine and Covenants 102:23, discussing how disciplinary councils are to make decisions when there is(…)
Ordain Women Responds to the First Presidency Statement | Ordain Women No apostasy here.
Well at least they don’t do this anymore… Though I wonder if they would have put a few words under my name like an obituary: A beloved daughter of god was taken from our fold today. Her time in the true church will be cherished. The bitter sting of polyandry, Egyptology, anthropology, doctrinal contradictions, deceit,(…)