Julie H.'s Book of Mormon
This book teaches me to treat others with love and understanding.
When I moved South, I found myself talking about religion at work. I'd say I was Christian, instead of Mormon. I feared judgment from people who didn't understand my faith. I felt shame and isolation from hiding a huge piece of my identity.
When I was preparing for a ceremony, three coworkers created the space to discuss my religion openly. I felt a sincere interest in learning and celebrating this part of my life.
In the Book of Mormon, Christ calls us to create an environment of belonging. I apply those lessons daily. Everyone should feel comfortable being their authentic self.
We can create a more welcoming nation. Here’s how