Mormons continue to knock women and gays.

From the Salt Lake Tribune headlines: Leaders say Mormons cannot condone same-sex marriage.   While I realize that Elder Dallin H. Oaks was speaking to the ‘faithful,’ while issuing the official talking points, and marching orders, the tone – especially as heard by those outside ‘the faith’ – was truly dreadful.  Can’t condone?  What kind…

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Communing with nature

Whenever I can get back to nature – particularly anything that has to do with being in the mountains – I am struck by what a peaceful, restful sense, of uncaring timelessness there is about it.  Nothing eternal, mind you – but timeless.  One of the reasons mountains have always been one of the best…