The last time I remember having my cell phone in my hands was yesterday during the last hour of church. Later while I was cooking dinner, my brother (visiting from out of town) made a phone call with it and left it on the coffee table. That was yesterday at dinner time and no one has seen it since. We’ve turned the house upside down, looked all the usual cell phone haunts (5+ times) and even searched the unconventional places, too (top of the fridge, kitchen cupboards, makeup bag, under the car) but no dice.
After freaking out, reading every “seek and ye shall find” scripture and trying desperately not to swear (because I’m trying to call in a favor, ya know), here are some radical thought processes I’ve tried to embrace:
For a while I’ve been wanting to talk about things of the soul, speak authentically, and share my story. But when I created Owl Refinery, it was to create a place where I could do this anonymously — I didn’t want my name attached to it. In fact, I was close to just picking an alter ego and blogging under her name instead. (I like the idea of Stella or Penelope.) That said, I feel like I’m always back and forth about this so here are some of my reasons for currently choosing to speak anonymously:
And then there’s part of me who wants more alignment and authenticity in my life. So here’s in favor of authenticity.
On April 6, 2013, Jean A. Stevens of the Primary Presidency made history as the first women to pray during General Conference.
I couldn’t bring myself to close my eyes. I was riveted. Seeing a woman pray in
#ldsconf brought a peaceful feeling of acknowledgment that God knows his daughters & hears our prayers.