Dialogue Out Loud https://www.dialoguejournal.com Sustaining the Spirit of Dialogue Tue, 05 Jul 2022 21:12:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.0 yes Sustaining the Spirit of Dialogue Dialogue Out Loud Sustaining the Spirit of Dialogue Dialogue Out Loud https://www.dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/logo-1.png https://www.dialoguejournal.com Dialogue Out Loud #21: A Woman There https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-21-a-woman-there/ Tue, 24 May 2022 20:14:40 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=29265 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-21-a-woman-there/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-21-a-woman-there/feed/ 129 <p>I try to strengthen my relationship with my Heavenly Mother, but I’m not always sure how. Some days I sing, “Heavenly Mother, are you really there? And do you hear and answer every child’s prayer?” but I always get stuck on the word “prayer” because President Gordon B. Hinckley said we shouldn’t pray to ourRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-21-a-woman-there/">Dialogue Out Loud #21: A Woman There</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. I try to strengthen my relationship with my Heavenly Mother, but I’m not always sure how. Some days I sing, “Heavenly Mother, are you really there? And do you hear and answer every child’s prayer?” but I always get stuck on the word “prayer” because Pr... I try to strengthen my relationship with my Heavenly Mother, but I’m not always sure how. Some days I sing, “Heavenly Mother, are you really there? And do you hear and answer every child’s prayer?” but I always get stuck on the word “prayer” because President Gordon B. Hinckley said we shouldn’t pray to ourRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 19:22 Dialogue Out Loud #20: Mothers and Authority https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-20-mothers-and-authority/ Wed, 18 May 2022 03:42:44 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=29241 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-20-mothers-and-authority/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-20-mothers-and-authority/feed/ 129 <p>It was not in a grove of trees, and I did not see a pillar of light when I first communed with Heavenly Mother. Instead, I was lying crumpled on the floor of my shower, hot water beating down upon me. My breasts were heavy and sore from producing milk for my second baby, aRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-20-mothers-and-authority/">Dialogue Out Loud #20: Mothers and Authority</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. It was not in a grove of trees, and I did not see a pillar of light when I first communed with Heavenly Mother. Instead, I was lying crumpled on the floor of my shower, hot water beating down upon me. My breasts were heavy and sore from producing milk ... It was not in a grove of trees, and I did not see a pillar of light when I first communed with Heavenly Mother. Instead, I was lying crumpled on the floor of my shower, hot water beating down upon me. My breasts were heavy and sore from producing milk for my second baby, aRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 20:16 Dialogue Out Loud #19: In Praise of Belly Buttons (four meditations) https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-19-in-praise-of-belly-buttons-four-meditations/ Tue, 10 May 2022 22:25:42 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=29225 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-19-in-praise-of-belly-buttons-four-meditations/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-19-in-praise-of-belly-buttons-four-meditations/feed/ 129 <p>“My belly is expanding. It is not as much as I had expected—nothing like the maternity models (who I suspect might not even be pregnant) who now populate my computer screen’s pop-up ads. Nonetheless, it expands, inch by inch, week by week, straining veins and skin, with my belly button starting to tighten and protrudeRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/05/dialogue-out-loud-19-in-praise-of-belly-buttons-four-meditations/">Dialogue Out Loud #19: In Praise of Belly Buttons (four meditations)</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. “My belly is expanding. It is not as much as I had expected—nothing like the maternity models (who I suspect might not even be pregnant) who now populate my computer screen’s pop-up ads. Nonetheless, it expands, inch by inch, week by week, “My belly is expanding. It is not as much as I had expected—nothing like the maternity models (who I suspect might not even be pregnant) who now populate my computer screen’s pop-up ads. Nonetheless, it expands, inch by inch, week by week, straining veins and skin, with my belly button starting to tighten and protrudeRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 7:58 Dialogue Out Loud #18: 2022 Spring Poetry https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/04/dialogue-out-loud-18-2022-spring-poetry/ Wed, 20 Apr 2022 20:30:41 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=29168 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/04/dialogue-out-loud-18-2022-spring-poetry/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/04/dialogue-out-loud-18-2022-spring-poetry/feed/ 129 <p>Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Spring 2022 Issue poetry including   ASCENSION, AFTER JOHN DONNE by Kathryn Knight Sonntag BIG BANG, WITH STERNUTATION AND SEER STONES by Tyler Chadwick CREATION STORY by Maren Loveland MOTHERSONG by Bonnie Shiffler-Olsen GOD THE MOTHER SPEAKS OF HEARTS by Dayna Patterson BOOKRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/04/dialogue-out-loud-18-2022-spring-poetry/">Dialogue Out Loud #18: 2022 Spring Poetry</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Spring 2022 Issue poetry including   ASCENSION, AFTER JOHN DONNE by Kathryn Knight Sonntag BIG BANG, WITH STERNUTATION AND SEER STONES by Tyler Chadwick CREATION STORY by Maren Lovel... Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Spring 2022 Issue poetry including   ASCENSION, AFTER JOHN DONNE by Kathryn Knight Sonntag BIG BANG, WITH STERNUTATION AND SEER STONES by Tyler Chadwick CREATION STORY by Maren Loveland MOTHERSONG by Bonnie Shiffler-Olsen GOD THE MOTHER SPEAKS OF HEARTS by Dayna Patterson BOOKRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 14:24 Dialogue Out Loud #17: 2021 Winter Poetry https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/03/dialogue-out-loud-17-2021-winter-poetry/ Tue, 15 Mar 2022 23:59:38 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=29042 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/03/dialogue-out-loud-17-2021-winter-poetry/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/03/dialogue-out-loud-17-2021-winter-poetry/feed/ 129 <p>Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Winter 2021 Issue poetry including COLOR by David K. Isom SALT LAKE CITY, 1957 by Judy Darke Delogu HYMN TO A MAPLE by Gerrit van Dyk ACOUSTIC by Gerrit van Dyk    </p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/03/dialogue-out-loud-17-2021-winter-poetry/">Dialogue Out Loud #17: 2021 Winter Poetry</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Winter 2021 Issue poetry including COLOR by David K. Isom SALT LAKE CITY, 1957 by Judy Darke Delogu HYMN TO A MAPLE by Gerrit van Dyk ACOUSTIC by Gerrit van Dyk     Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. A beautiful oral rendering of the Winter 2021 Issue poetry including COLOR by David K. Isom SALT LAKE CITY, 1957 by Judy Darke Delogu HYMN TO A MAPLE by Gerrit van Dyk ACOUSTIC by Gerrit van Dyk     Dialogue Out Loud 11:06 Dialogue Out Loud #16: Fear, Faith, and Other F-Words https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/02/dialogue-out-loud-16-fear-faith-and-other-f-words/ Fri, 18 Feb 2022 02:35:24 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28951 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/02/dialogue-out-loud-16-fear-faith-and-other-f-words/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/02/dialogue-out-loud-16-fear-faith-and-other-f-words/feed/ 129 <p>Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. I’m sitting in the bishop’s office. My dress is slightly damp, but I can’t determine whether the moisture is a result of the snowstorm or sweat beading beneath the cotton. I haven’t eaten since yesterday, so I can’t vomit, but the churning in my stomach wants to prove otherwise.Read More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2022/02/dialogue-out-loud-16-fear-faith-and-other-f-words/">Dialogue Out Loud #16: Fear, Faith, and Other F-Words</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. I’m sitting in the bishop’s office. My dress is slightly damp, but I can’t determine whether the moisture is a result of the snowstorm or sweat beading beneath the cotton. I haven’t eaten since yesterday, Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. I’m sitting in the bishop’s office. My dress is slightly damp, but I can’t determine whether the moisture is a result of the snowstorm or sweat beading beneath the cotton. I haven’t eaten since yesterday, so I can’t vomit, but the churning in my stomach wants to prove otherwise.Read More » Dialogue Out Loud 27:00 Dialogue Out Loud #15: LePetit Richards and the Big Dipper Carpet—An Amusement Based on a Reworking of Whittle’s Research Notes by Simon Peter Eggertsen https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/11/dialogue-out-loud-15-lepetit-richards-and-the-big-dipper-carpet-an-amusement-based-on-a-reworking-of-whittles-research-notes-by-simon-peter-eggertsen/ Thu, 11 Nov 2021 17:14:49 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28655 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/11/dialogue-out-loud-15-lepetit-richards-and-the-big-dipper-carpet-an-amusement-based-on-a-reworking-of-whittles-research-notes-by-simon-peter-eggertsen/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/11/dialogue-out-loud-15-lepetit-richards-and-the-big-dipper-carpet-an-amusement-based-on-a-reworking-of-whittles-research-notes-by-simon-peter-eggertsen/feed/ 129 <p>Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. In the moment of the swerve, family oral history says, Richards tumbled down the slope into a swift-moving stream and was swept away, presumed to have been killed or drowned or, if possible, both. He would have been sixty-three years of age at the time. But Rich-ards was, ifRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/11/dialogue-out-loud-15-lepetit-richards-and-the-big-dipper-carpet-an-amusement-based-on-a-reworking-of-whittles-research-notes-by-simon-peter-eggertsen/">Dialogue Out Loud #15: LePetit Richards and the Big Dipper Carpet—An Amusement Based on a Reworking of Whittle’s Research Notes by Simon Peter Eggertsen</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. In the moment of the swerve, family oral history says, Richards tumbled down the slope into a swift-moving stream and was swept away, presumed to have been killed or drowned or, if possible, both. Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. In the moment of the swerve, family oral history says, Richards tumbled down the slope into a swift-moving stream and was swept away, presumed to have been killed or drowned or, if possible, both. He would have been sixty-three years of age at the time. But Rich-ards was, ifRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 1:15:24 Dialogue Out Loud #14: Thoughts on the Sacrament During a Pandemic by Lori Davis https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/11/dialogue-out-loud-14-thoughts-on-the-sacrament-during-a-pandemic-by-lori-davis/ Wed, 03 Nov 2021 17:04:03 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28614 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/11/dialogue-out-loud-14-thoughts-on-the-sacrament-during-a-pandemic-by-lori-davis/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/11/dialogue-out-loud-14-thoughts-on-the-sacrament-during-a-pandemic-by-lori-davis/feed/ 129 <p>Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. It occurred to me to bless the sacrament myself. After all, the words “having authority” do not appear in those prayers. I never did do it though. Mostly because I couldn’t figure out how to explain it to my daughter. Instead we just went without for five months. LoriRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/11/dialogue-out-loud-14-thoughts-on-the-sacrament-during-a-pandemic-by-lori-davis/">Dialogue Out Loud #14: Thoughts on the Sacrament During a Pandemic by Lori Davis</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. It occurred to me to bless the sacrament myself. After all, the words “having authority” do not appear in those prayers. I never did do it though. Mostly because I couldn’t figure out how to explain it to my daughter... Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. It occurred to me to bless the sacrament myself. After all, the words “having authority” do not appear in those prayers. I never did do it though. Mostly because I couldn’t figure out how to explain it to my daughter. Instead we just went without for five months. LoriRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 13:12 Dialogue Out Loud #13: Diné Doctor: A Latter-day Saint Story of Healing by Farina King https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/09/dialogue-out-loud-13-dine-doctor-a-latter-day-saint-story-of-healing-by-farina-king/ Thu, 09 Sep 2021 22:04:12 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28359 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/09/dialogue-out-loud-13-dine-doctor-a-latter-day-saint-story-of-healing-by-farina-king/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/09/dialogue-out-loud-13-dine-doctor-a-latter-day-saint-story-of-healing-by-farina-king/feed/ 129 <p>Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. In early May 2020, I had to tell my father that his sister, shádí, was dying from the coronavirus. I woke up that morning, thinking about my aunt and crying. I just knew that she was struggling. Then, my cousin called to tell me that my aunt was gettingRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/09/dialogue-out-loud-13-dine-doctor-a-latter-day-saint-story-of-healing-by-farina-king/">Dialogue Out Loud #13: Diné Doctor: A Latter-day Saint Story of Healing by Farina King</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. In early May 2020, I had to tell my father that his sister, shádí, was dying from the coronavirus. I woke up that morning, thinking about my aunt and crying. I just knew that she was struggling. Then, Listen on Spotify. Listen on Apple. In early May 2020, I had to tell my father that his sister, shádí, was dying from the coronavirus. I woke up that morning, thinking about my aunt and crying. I just knew that she was struggling. Then, my cousin called to tell me that my aunt was gettingRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 17:44 Dialogue Out Loud #12: The Lamanite Dilemma: Mormonism and Indigeneity by Monika Brown Crowfoot https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-out-loud-12-the-lamanite-dilemma-mormonism-and-indigeneity-by-monika-brown-crowfoot/ Mon, 23 Aug 2021 20:43:34 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28321 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-out-loud-12-the-lamanite-dilemma-mormonism-and-indigeneity-by-monika-brown-crowfoot/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-out-loud-12-the-lamanite-dilemma-mormonism-and-indigeneity-by-monika-brown-crowfoot/feed/ 129 <p>Many times throughout my childhood, I heard various church members or my parents tell me that we had to choose between being Navajo and being Mormon. Our family went to church, prayed, and had family home evening regularly. Church was our culture. I remember talks referencing the Book of Mormon scripture: “For there are manyRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/08/dialogue-out-loud-12-the-lamanite-dilemma-mormonism-and-indigeneity-by-monika-brown-crowfoot/">Dialogue Out Loud #12: The Lamanite Dilemma: Mormonism and Indigeneity by Monika Brown Crowfoot</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Many times throughout my childhood, I heard various church members or my parents tell me that we had to choose between being Navajo and being Mormon. Our family went to church, prayed, and had family home evening regularly. Church was our culture. Many times throughout my childhood, I heard various church members or my parents tell me that we had to choose between being Navajo and being Mormon. Our family went to church, prayed, and had family home evening regularly. Church was our culture. I remember talks referencing the Book of Mormon scripture: “For there are manyRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 17:40 Dialogue Out Loud #11: Finding Rebecca a Eulogy by Marie Blanchard https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/06/dialogue-out-loud-11-finding-rebecca-a-eulogy-by-marie-blanchard/ Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:48:32 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28111 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/06/dialogue-out-loud-11-finding-rebecca-a-eulogy-by-marie-blanchard/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/06/dialogue-out-loud-11-finding-rebecca-a-eulogy-by-marie-blanchard/feed/ 129 <p>Rebecca, your tragic death was not a complete loss,  for it has defined the arc of my life. And through my work you have touched the lives of scores of people, though they of course, can never know. Marie Blanchard tells the story of her great-grandmother in this beautiful personal essay.</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/06/dialogue-out-loud-11-finding-rebecca-a-eulogy-by-marie-blanchard/">Dialogue Out Loud #11: Finding Rebecca a Eulogy by Marie Blanchard</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Rebecca, your tragic death was not a complete loss,  for it has defined the arc of my life. And through my work you have touched the lives of scores of people, though they of course, can never know. Marie Blanchard tells the story of her great-grandmot... Rebecca, your tragic death was not a complete loss,  for it has defined the arc of my life. And through my work you have touched the lives of scores of people, though they of course, can never know. Marie Blanchard tells the story of her great-grandmother in this beautiful personal essay. Dialogue Out Loud 12:50 Dialogue Out Loud #10: Assuming Power by Linda Hoffman Kimball https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-10-assuming-power-by-linda-hoffman-kimball/ Thu, 27 May 2021 23:56:16 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=28049 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-10-assuming-power-by-linda-hoffman-kimball/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-10-assuming-power-by-linda-hoffman-kimball/feed/ 129 <p>I remember walking past an institute class in Cambridge. I heard Judy Dushku saying that when her colleagues at the college where she taught asked her, “How can you be a Mormon and a feminist?” she replied, “Of course I’m a feminist! It’s because I’m Mormon!” To me that sounded just right. Shouldn’t everyone—male and female—be a feminist if it meansRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-10-assuming-power-by-linda-hoffman-kimball/">Dialogue Out Loud #10: Assuming Power by Linda Hoffman Kimball</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. I remember walking past an institute class in Cambridge. I heard Judy Dushku saying that when her colleagues at the college where she taught asked her, “How can you be a Mormon and a feminist?” she replied, “Of course I’m a feminist! I remember walking past an institute class in Cambridge. I heard Judy Dushku saying that when her colleagues at the college where she taught asked her, “How can you be a Mormon and a feminist?” she replied, “Of course I’m a feminist! It’s because I’m Mormon!” To me that sounded just right. Shouldn’t everyone—male and female—be a feminist if it meansRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 15:23 Dialogue Out Loud #9: Called Not to Serve by Neal David Silvester https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-9-called-not-to-serve-by-neal-david-silvester/ Tue, 11 May 2021 22:47:53 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=27999 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-9-called-not-to-serve-by-neal-david-silvester/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-9-called-not-to-serve-by-neal-david-silvester/feed/ 129 <p>“For so long I’ve been so puffed up by thoughts of my own great potential, that perhaps this is the ultimate lifelong mission God has set for me: a literal call not to serve. Indeed, perhaps it is no longer my stake president, but God himself asking, ‘Neal, how would you feel about not servingRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-9-called-not-to-serve-by-neal-david-silvester/">Dialogue Out Loud #9: Called Not to Serve by Neal David Silvester</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. “For so long I’ve been so puffed up by thoughts of my own great potential, that perhaps this is the ultimate lifelong mission God has set for me: a literal call not to serve. Indeed, perhaps it is no longer my stake president, but God himself asking, “For so long I’ve been so puffed up by thoughts of my own great potential, that perhaps this is the ultimate lifelong mission God has set for me: a literal call not to serve. Indeed, perhaps it is no longer my stake president, but God himself asking, ‘Neal, how would you feel about not servingRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 24:06 Dialogue Out Loud #8: Confession by Sylvette Wolfe https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-8-confession-by-sylvette-wolfe/ Tue, 04 May 2021 00:00:26 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=27968 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-8-confession-by-sylvette-wolfe/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-8-confession-by-sylvette-wolfe/feed/ 129 <p>In Sylvette Wolfe’s “Confession” a 60-year-old  woman confesses to enjoying her sin to her bishop. She feels guilt, shame, and…delight?</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2021/05/dialogue-out-loud-8-confession-by-sylvette-wolfe/">Dialogue Out Loud #8: Confession by Sylvette Wolfe</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. In Sylvette Wolfe’s “Confession” a 60-year-old  woman confesses to enjoying her sin to her bishop. She feels guilt, shame, and…delight? In Sylvette Wolfe’s “Confession” a 60-year-old  woman confesses to enjoying her sin to her bishop. She feels guilt, shame, and…delight? Dialogue Out Loud 21:34 Dialogue Out Loud #7: Who Brought Forth This Christmas Demon by Larry Menlove https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/12/dialogue-out-loud-7-who-brought-forth-this-christmas-demon-by-larry-menlove/ Fri, 11 Dec 2020 19:05:03 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26896 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/12/dialogue-out-loud-7-who-brought-forth-this-christmas-demon-by-larry-menlove/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/12/dialogue-out-loud-7-who-brought-forth-this-christmas-demon-by-larry-menlove/feed/ 129 <p>In “Who Brought Forth this Christmas Demon” Larry T. Menlove brings us a beautifully complicated story of two men trying to find their way in life with the backdrop of a Christmas tree lot in Payson, Utah. “And the men who brought forth this Christmas demon fought the urge to run, to hide, and theyRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/12/dialogue-out-loud-7-who-brought-forth-this-christmas-demon-by-larry-menlove/">Dialogue Out Loud #7: Who Brought Forth This Christmas Demon by Larry Menlove</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. In “Who Brought Forth this Christmas Demon” Larry T. Menlove brings us a beautifully complicated story of two men trying to find their way in life with the backdrop of a Christmas tree lot in Payson, Utah. “And the men who brought forth this Christmas ... In “Who Brought Forth this Christmas Demon” Larry T. Menlove brings us a beautifully complicated story of two men trying to find their way in life with the backdrop of a Christmas tree lot in Payson, Utah. “And the men who brought forth this Christmas demon fought the urge to run, to hide, and theyRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 35:42 Dialogue Out Loud #6: Mormon Saga by Maurine Whipple https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/12/dialogue-out-loud-6-mormon-saga-by-maurine-whipple/ Fri, 04 Dec 2020 16:10:04 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26880 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/12/dialogue-out-loud-6-mormon-saga-by-maurine-whipple/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/12/dialogue-out-loud-6-mormon-saga-by-maurine-whipple/feed/ 129 <p>Maurine Whipple’s “Mormon Saga” is a story of unrelenting faith that will haunt you in the days to come. She likely wrote it after listening to fellow Relief Society women tell stories of their foremothers, some true, some likely folklore. Please enjoy this previously unpublished story that is newly published A Craving for Beauty: The CollectedRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/12/dialogue-out-loud-6-mormon-saga-by-maurine-whipple/">Dialogue Out Loud #6: Mormon Saga by Maurine Whipple</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Maurine Whipple’s “Mormon Saga” is a story of unrelenting faith that will haunt you in the days to come. She likely wrote it after listening to fellow Relief Society women tell stories of their foremothers, some true, some likely folklore. Maurine Whipple’s “Mormon Saga” is a story of unrelenting faith that will haunt you in the days to come. She likely wrote it after listening to fellow Relief Society women tell stories of their foremothers, some true, some likely folklore. Please enjoy this previously unpublished story that is newly published A Craving for Beauty: The CollectedRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 56:19 Dialogue Out Loud #5: Ace of Saints https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-5-ace-of-saints/ Fri, 27 Nov 2020 21:43:41 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26849 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-5-ace-of-saints/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-5-ace-of-saints/feed/ 129 <p>In Marissa Burgess “Ace of Saints” she takes readers on her journey of figuring out her asexulity, beautifully narrated in this latest Out Loud. Here’s a snippet. ” I sat in my room, shaking, letting the same thoughts run around my head over and over. Worried about how I could ever be as happy asRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-5-ace-of-saints/">Dialogue Out Loud #5: Ace of Saints</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. In Marissa Burgess “Ace of Saints” she takes readers on her journey of figuring out her asexulity, beautifully narrated in this latest Out Loud. Here’s a snippet. ” I sat in my room, shaking, letting the same thoughts run around my head over and over. In Marissa Burgess “Ace of Saints” she takes readers on her journey of figuring out her asexulity, beautifully narrated in this latest Out Loud. Here’s a snippet. ” I sat in my room, shaking, letting the same thoughts run around my head over and over. Worried about how I could ever be as happy asRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 42:46 Dialogue Out Loud #4: Certain Places https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-4-certain-places/ Fri, 20 Nov 2020 23:02:27 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26826 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-4-certain-places/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-4-certain-places/feed/ 129 <p>In “Certain Places,” William Morris tells the story of a person looking for meaning, connection, and ultimately love in this unique but gorgeous love story that spans more than one lifetime. The sound of shoes walking along will stay with you long after the story concludes.</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-4-certain-places/">Dialogue Out Loud #4: Certain Places</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. In “Certain Places,” William Morris tells the story of a person looking for meaning, connection, and ultimately love in this unique but gorgeous love story that spans more than one lifetime. The sound of shoes walking along will stay with you long afte... In “Certain Places,” William Morris tells the story of a person looking for meaning, connection, and ultimately love in this unique but gorgeous love story that spans more than one lifetime. The sound of shoes walking along will stay with you long after the story concludes. Dialogue Out Loud 34:34 Dialogue Out Loud #3: In the Garden of Babel https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-3-in-the-garden-of-babel/ Fri, 13 Nov 2020 15:38:00 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26800 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-3-in-the-garden-of-babel/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-3-in-the-garden-of-babel/feed/ 129 <p>Luna Corbden’s beautiful fantastical “In the Garden of Babel” gorgeously comes alive as Eldria and God speak about what it means to be human and to be a god. What does this human woman learn from God? What does God learn from a human woman? It’s a magnificent audible piece. Enjoy</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-3-in-the-garden-of-babel/">Dialogue Out Loud #3: In the Garden of Babel</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. Luna Corbden’s beautiful fantastical “In the Garden of Babel” gorgeously comes alive as Eldria and God speak about what it means to be human and to be a god. What does this human woman learn from God? What does God learn from a human woman? Luna Corbden’s beautiful fantastical “In the Garden of Babel” gorgeously comes alive as Eldria and God speak about what it means to be human and to be a god. What does this human woman learn from God? What does God learn from a human woman? It’s a magnificent audible piece. Enjoy Dialogue Out Loud 34:02 Dialogue Out Loud #2: Hug a Queer Latter-day Saint https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-2-hug-a-queer-latter-day-saint/ Sat, 07 Nov 2020 01:21:40 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=26782 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-2-hug-a-queer-latter-day-saint/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-2-hug-a-queer-latter-day-saint/feed/ 129 <p>For this second Dialogue “Out Loud” podcast, Blaire Ostler gives us a peek into her experience of standing at General Conference with a sign that says “Hug a Latter-day Saint.” For instance: “A gorgeous woman with dark espresso skin approaches me. As she gets closer, I can see she has a sleeping baby swaddled againstRead More »</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/11/dialogue-out-loud-2-hug-a-queer-latter-day-saint/">Dialogue Out Loud #2: Hug a Queer Latter-day Saint</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. For this second Dialogue “Out Loud” podcast, Blaire Ostler gives us a peek into her experience of standing at General Conference with a sign that says “Hug a Latter-day Saint.” For instance: “A gorgeous woman with dark espresso skin approaches me. For this second Dialogue “Out Loud” podcast, Blaire Ostler gives us a peek into her experience of standing at General Conference with a sign that says “Hug a Latter-day Saint.” For instance: “A gorgeous woman with dark espresso skin approaches me. As she gets closer, I can see she has a sleeping baby swaddled againstRead More » Dialogue Out Loud 14:52 Dialogue Out Loud #1: Bode and Iris by Levi Peterson https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/03/dialogue-out-loud-1-bode-and-iris-by-levi-peterson/ Tue, 03 Mar 2020 23:23:05 +0000 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/?p=24998 https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/03/dialogue-out-loud-1-bode-and-iris-by-levi-peterson/#comments https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/03/dialogue-out-loud-1-bode-and-iris-by-levi-peterson/feed/ 129 <p>For this inagural Dialogue “Out Loud” podcast, we had to choose this beautiful story of a more contemporary backslider and the life he chooses to make. “Bode and Iris” introduces us to two characters in San Pete County and how their two different religions come together in a surprising way. Please enjoy.</p> The post <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com/2020/03/dialogue-out-loud-1-bode-and-iris-by-levi-peterson/">Dialogue Out Loud #1: Bode and Iris by Levi Peterson</a> first appeared on <a href="https://www.dialoguejournal.com">The Dialogue Journal</a>. For this inagural Dialogue “Out Loud” podcast, we had to choose this beautiful story of a more contemporary backslider and the life he chooses to make. “Bode and Iris” introduces us to two characters in San Pete County and how their two different relig... For this inagural Dialogue “Out Loud” podcast, we had to choose this beautiful story of a more contemporary backslider and the life he chooses to make. “Bode and Iris” introduces us to two characters in San Pete County and how their two different religions come together in a surprising way. Please enjoy. Dialogue Out Loud 1:01:23