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Announcing Segullah February 2024 Edition

Segullah Group is pleased to announce our February 2024 Edition of Segullah, an online literary and art journal for Latter-day Saint women. After a two-year hiatus, quarterly editions of our online journal will now debut in the first week of February, May, August, and November. This edition serves as an introduction to our current Segullah …

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2024 Segullah Art and Writing Contest

Segullah 2024 contest

The editors at Segullah are pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our 2024 Art and Writing Contest through March 15, 2024.  Winners of the contest will be selected from each of four categories —fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, & visual art—by the journal’s editorial boards. Each category will offer a prize of …

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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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“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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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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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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Traits of Come Follow Me Podcasts

By Karen Austin

I have been unwilling to listen to audiobooks or podcast despite their rising popularity because my listening comprehension rate is much lower than my reading comprehension rate. Until recently. I teach online, and I look at screens a lot because we do not have a television for news and the occasional television show or movie. …

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Creativity

By Shari Crall

Last year my very talented cousin, Laura McCarrey, took on a project to post a photograph every day for a year. Near the same time, Segullah’s co-editor, Sherilyn Fuhriman, recounted in the 2021-2022 Winter Journal being asked when the last time she had created something had been and that same journal featured poems created by …

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In need of lesser gods

By Shari Crall

Reading the Old Testament this year with its condemnation of useless idols and rituals, I can’t join in the slam fest. I totally get the Israelites. For instance, since October, 2021, I have faithfully applied Dermalogica Powerbright Dark Spot Remover daily with minimal effect. As I recently completed my application, I thought about why I …

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