Chapter 5: Bishop Randall

The old lady sitting across from me at the Health Center at BYU-Idaho was nothing like the therapists in the movies.  Her wrinkled skin hung loosely on her bony frame, and her long white hair was wild and gave the impression of a mad scientist, rather than a psychologist. “So, what can I do for … Continue reading

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Faith and Feelings: A Gay Mormon Story

On December 18th a group of friends and I at Brigham Young University-Idaho launched a peaceful demonstration to show love and support to our LGBT peers called Pure Hope. We asked that students, queer or not, to sport something white.  A Facebook event was created, a video slapped together and posters plastered on every social … Continue reading

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Jesus Said to Love Everyone: A Lesson to BYU-Idaho Students

By: Alex Harrison, 2013 Keith Trottier is a sophomore at Brigham Young University-Idaho or BYU-I. He’s five semesters in, and he’s studying advertising. Like a large percentage of this campus, he is from the liberal state of Washington. However, there is one thing that sets him apart from the average LDS Young Adult population. “I’ve … Continue reading

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Birthday

Again if you are starting in on the story at this post you should start at the beginning. Here is the first post in the series: An Unexpected Conversation. Also I added something called: The Burn Book. It’s an encyclopedia so if you read something you don’t recall hearing about you can check out what … Continue reading

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An Evening Stroll

I’m done putting this off because of school or whatever other reasons I can come up with, namely motivation, so without further ado here it is. Enjoy it in all its brief glory! Also don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE up above to the right somewhere. That’s what good bloggers are supposed to tell you to do … Continue reading

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Chapter 4: Reunion

The mission’s big 15 passenger transfer van, fondly nicknamed the Baptism Buggy by us missionaries, pulled into the parking lot beside me.  I stepped out of our truck into the brisk April air and greeted the missionaries from the van.  We hugged and they congratulated me for finishing my mission.  “Are you excited to go … Continue reading

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Chapter 3: A Piece of Peace

Like what I write? Donate Here! The final day of my mission dawned to ominous rain clouds and distant rumbling thunder, and I knew this was the day I would finally see my family again.  All of them (including my 6-months pregnant sister-in-law) had driven to Omaha to spend a couple of weeks going to a … Continue reading

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Change

By: Keith Trottier Photo Credit: Lindsay Cyngot If you haven’t read the other posts in my story then you may want to start here and read the ones that precede this post. You can start here and follow the progress by clicking the links found in the “Story” tab above. The First Post Disclaimer: This … Continue reading

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By the Spirit

By: Keith Trottier Photo Credit: Lindsay Cyngot Like what you read? PLEASE donate. These posts take a lot of time, thought and effort to put together. So if you’d like me to keep writing: Click Here to Donate! _____________ Before we start I’m trying something new. I’m giving you the entire text. No Part I and … Continue reading

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Stay

By: Keith Trottier Photo Credit: Khomenko Like what you read? PLEASE donate. These posts take a lot of time, thought and effort to put together. So if you’d like me to keep writing: Click Here to Donate! _____________ Watch this video: Just Be There – A Message from USGA at BYU CLICK IT DANG IT. _____________ … Continue reading

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