Intersections

We’ve become unaccustomed to dialing down the intake of information in anything but rapid fire succession and bite-sized chunks. In an attempt to…

Making Connections

Show of hands from everyone reading this: How many of you identify as being an introvert? For those of you who half-heartedly raised your…

Protect Our Care :: From a Woman with Cystic Fibrosis

I was born with a life-shortening genetic disease called cystic fibrosis. When I was diagnosed in 1988, my parents were told I wouldn’t…

Protect Our Care :: From a Mother of a Child With Cancer

As a mother of a child with cancer, I am deeply grateful for the options and protections the ACA affords my son and other children…

The Siegmund Refugees: A Transylvanian Immigration Story

Submitted by Lisa Catmull, edited by Mel Henderson Marianne Siegmund’s father was called up to serve in the Hungarian military just days after she…

My Women’s March

by Courtney Lennberg “Bail me out if I get arrested, please.” I jested as I grabbed my coat and keys. My husband laughed at my…

An Afghan Family Immigration Story

Submitted by an anonymous MWEG member, edited by Mel Henderson My husband was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, into a family that can trace its lineage…

Making Friends

by Ashleigh Lynn Ingebrigtsen I had the wonderful opportunity to attend “Meet the Muslims” at their mosque in Sandy, UT. I learned so…

Stripping off My Petticoat

by Liz Evans In a morning session of General Conference in October of 1856, President Brigham Young issued a call to action. He had been…

Just do what you can

By Stephanie Huang Porter After the election, I was stuck in a very aimless funk. I’m a naturally upbeat and high-spirited person, and…