Tag: faith transition

162: Suzy Benson Gillies: After the Shelf Broke – Divorce, Transition and Rediscovering Self

For Suzy Benson Gillies everything about her Mormon life seemed perfect and right.  Her family was ‘that’ family.  Stable, happy and devout.  When a belief crisis struck their family everything that gave her meaning and confidence collapsed.  She found herself negotiating…

067-068: Voices from Scotland – Emma and Roy Hann: 13 Mormon Kids and Counting

It gives me great pleasure to introduce  Emma and Roy Hann from Dundee in Scotland. Life members of the LDS church Emma and Roy are the parents of 13 children, which in the UK is more than unusual. So unusual…

029: Cognitive Dissonance and Faith Transition

The theory of Cognitive Dissonance is a well-established concept in the field of psychology that explains why we all experience discomfort and anxiety when we are exposed to new ideas and beliefs or engage in behavior that conflict with our…