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The Mark

By Shari Crall

Since the 1990s, after therapy and feeling the ransoming love of the Savior, I have had a large print of Minerva Teichert’s “Christ in a Red Robe” hung in my home where I could see it daily. I added a brass plate that read, “I have graven thee on the palm of my hands.” Last …

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THE VOICE OF THE MOTHER IS WILD

By Melonie Cannon

If you’ve ever attended a guided meditation class, one of the first journeys the teacher might take you on is to imagine yourself as a tree with roots growing from the bottoms of your feet or your root chakra. These roots spread out and grow and entangle themselves with the center of the earth so …

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“Israel, Israel!” God is calling!

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

Musings on my recent trip to Israel – by Linda Hoffman Kimball, photography by Linda Hoffman Kimball I recently returned from a tour of  biblical and ancient archeological sites in Israel. Our guide, scholar Daniel O. McClellan, PhD – the active LDS biblical scholar  whose podcast “Data over Dogma” is a compelling watch/listen for those …

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Acceptance

By Shari Crall

Acceptance is the key to everything. That’s the mantra I typed into the reminders on my cell phone as I watched two mother-in-laws and my mother take on the last chapters of their lives. One planned carefully ahead as her macular degeneration worsened, knowing the end of driving was coming and choosing an independent to …

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Changes are in the Air

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

Dear Segullah Sisters and friends – Our organization is in a period of sparkling innovation and transition. We will continue to feature our monthly posts from our talented writers to inspire and inform you. Other avenues to stimulate our/your spirituality and creativity are developing and evolving even as I write this. The hallmarks of Segullah …

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Cooking After the Storm

There many things I love in life. One of these things is food, and another is history.  Over the pandemic, many of us got into the sourdough craze (guilty!), but I went further.  My family and I used to take cooking classes whenever we travelled internationally (I make a mean Cambodian Curry), so in reminiscence …

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Fractured Thoughts on the Holocaust

By Linda Hoffman Kimball

On a recent trip to Amsterdam I signed up for a tour to visit the Holocaust Names Memorial. Dedicated on 19 September 2021, 76 years after World War II, the monument displays walls of bricks with the names of more than 102,000 Dutch victims of the Holocaust.

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In the crosshairs

By Shari Crall

So this is what it feels like in the crosshairs. As the grandmother of a transgender child, mildly biding my time just trying to be supportive, making sure she felt our love and acceptance, learning the ropes of this world, I find myself suddenly frozen. As each headline has crossed my screen, I haven’t opened …

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I don’t want to wear a party hat

I don’t want to go to birthday party for Relief Society.   I mean…. I love Relief Society History. I love LOVE love seeing Camille N. Johnson participating in the Maternal Outcomes Matter Showers (MOMS tour). I love it even more that the church is doing MOMS. I LOVED seeing Johnson and Bonnie Cordon on …

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By Linda Hoffman Kimball

My husband Chris Kimball has a new book out called “Living on the Edge of the Inside: a Survival Guide.” It’s published by BCC Press. He describes it this way: “This book is for people like me who have concerns about the Church that make leaving a genuine consideration, but have decided or chosen or …

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