Why I choose to be a Mormon

I haven’t been haven’t been coerced or brainwashed, nor am I stupid and delusional to believe what The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) teaches, despite what commenters on social media and articles about Mormons like to claim. Instead, I’ve chosen to believe, and here are my six reasons why: Mormonism makes sense … Continue reading Why I choose to be a Mormon

Why Jeremy Clarkson should be reinstated: he saved my life (and my van’s life)

Dear BBC: I’m writing to ask you to reinstate Jeremy Clarkson and “Top Gear” because, believe it or not, both saved my life last year.  I’m not writing to defend Clarkson’s behavior—heaven knows I’d never want him as a husband, and he’d be the brother-in-law I'd “forget” to invite over—but this middle-aged mother of nine … Continue reading Why Jeremy Clarkson should be reinstated: he saved my life (and my van’s life)

The $8/hour job

“I can’t believe he’s paying her only $8/hour. She’s a college student!” I wasn’t entirely sure what the speaker meant by this, so I swallowed down my pride at his comment because I’ve taken several $8/hour jobs. Not only was I highly (overly) qualified for the work, but I also had two college degrees. Yet … Continue reading The $8/hour job