A Not-A-Mother’s Thoughts on Mothers Day – By Janell

Originally posted by Janell at https://www.facebook.com/notes/janell-jensen-gehmlich/an-lds-not-a-mothers-perspective-on-mothers-day/10151629608803566?pnref=lhc Re-posted to the blog on 31 January 2014 TRANSLATED entries of this post can be found in Spanish here (PENSAMIENTOS DE UNA MUJER SIN HIJOS EN EL DÍA DE LA MADRE) and French here (RÉFLEXIONS D’UNE FEMME SANS ENFANT SUR LA FÊTE DES MÈRES) I was asked to be the…

My Story vs My Life

If you haven’t read Adam Miller’s Letters to a Young Mormon yet, just do it. I don’t care how young or not young you are. Adam is a professor of philosophy, an active Latter-day Saint, and an author. In this small, yet profound, book, he writes letters to “S” about agency, prayer, history, work, temples,…

A Not-a-Mother’s Thoughts on Mother’s Day

I am beyond thrilled at the launch of this new website, and to have been asked to contribute regularly, along with these lovely women who emulate faith and strength, honesty and humor. They are my childless sisters, and I know others will come to love them as much as I have. We feel so blessed…