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 …

326: Addiction and Recovery Series—Part 3: One Family’s Story of Overcoming Pornography Addiction and Its Negative Effects

Dan Wotherspoon Pornography 13 Comments

This episode, the third in our Mormon Matters Addiction and Recovery series, features another hopeful story, though it takes us through some very dark times …

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 …

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. …