477–478: Improving the Way Mormons Discuss Anger

Dan Wotherspoon Communication, Depression, Faith Development, Grief and Suffering, Mormon Culture, Spirituality, Women 2 Comments

This episode begins with a description of occasions in which one of our guests expresses feelings of anger over something only to be told one …

284–285: Worthiness

Dan Wotherspoon Worthiness 22 Comments

“Worthiness” is a word that pops up quite often in LDS circles. It is as prominent as it is primarily because it is invoked when …

94–95: Suicide

Dan Wotherspoon Depression, Grief and Suffering 28 Comments

Suicide affects all of us, and involves so many devastating emotions. Grief (as one of the panelists refers to it, a very “complicated” form of …

Matters of the Heart 1: The Elder Daughter

Dan Wotherspoon Personal Essays 3 Comments

THE ELDER DAUGHTER by Kelly Quinn In this inaugural episode of Matters of the Heart, Kelly Quinn shares her essay, “The Elder Daughter,” which she …

51: The Dynamics of Guilt and Shame

Dan Wotherspoon Worthiness 36 Comments

Many people–and Latter-day Saints are no exception– struggle with feelings of “not being enough,” worthlessness, or that they are unlovable by others, God, and themselves. …