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Man in Black Crew Neck T-shirt Sitting on Brown Wooden Floor

Twice, a poem by J.M. Wagner

October 25, 2021 |

We’ve bared true selves; our old testament God; our moral rectitude; our virile creed; at a dear price; of piano lessons and choir practice; of red, yellow, and blue; of popcorn popping on sweet; blossomed trees; Asking and nothing is given.

Affirmation Spain meets in person, focuses on mission, plans for future

October 6, 2021 |

Fortunately, the COVID 19 restrictions in the country have allowed us to get together and we plan more activities for the coming months and hope that more people will be able to attend with us.

Richard Byrd and Husband

Faith, finding myself, finding love

October 5, 2021 |

I still love the Lord, and I remember the spiritual and sacred events I’ve had in my life. I suppose this is the inner turmoil many of us feel as we reflect on our experience in the Church, who we thought we would be, and who we are today.

Troy Mitchell Mortensen Award

Troy Mitchell receives 2021 Affirmation Mortensen Award

September 24, 2021 |

Troy has demonstrated long-term and successful leadership and service in Affirmation. He not only began Fathers in Affirmation, but he also served as the Affirmation Intermountain West Region president, supporting chapters from Canada to Arizona. Affirmation is changed for the better for the work Troy Mitchell has done.

First Affirmation Film Forum in Venezuela

September 24, 2021 |

Affirmation Venezuela held its first quarterly film forum. The aim of his activity is to raise awareness of, educate, and discuss different issues that concern our community that as reflected by popular films. On this occasion, the film selected was by renowned American director and writer, Joel Edgerton, titled Boy Erased.

Light Prism Rainbow

“Many Colors, One Light” from the 2021 Affirmation International Conference

September 24, 2021 |

We have a great deal of joy and enthusiasm in our hearts following the International Conference, as it provided an opportunity for us to edify one another and our multicolored and luminous souls as we testified of the unconditional love of our Heavenly Father for His children and that authenticity is a virtue that should always shine as a testimony of His infinite mercy for us.

The Destruction from 9-11

Hundreds, thousands, millions of times

September 24, 2021 |

20 years ago, that was a day of such loss, there are no words to describe it. We hear about the total numbers. And total numbers continue since then. This many killed and injured in this shooting, this battle, this riot, this war, this pandemic, this school, this hospital, this famine. There are so many, I can’t comprehend it.

BYU Queer Student Leaders Panel

Watch Now: BYU Queer Student Leaders Panel from the 2021 Affirmation International Conference

September 18, 2021 |

Blaire Ostler moderates a panel discussion featuring queer student leaders from Brigham Young University campuses in Utah, Idaho, and Hawaii.

Venezuela 2nd Mtg

From Affirmation Venezuela, Heavenly Father’s Love for His Children

August 29, 2021 |

On August 8, the second face-to-face and virtual meeting of Affirmation Venezuela took place. The central theme of the activity was “The love of our Heavenly Father for His children”, with the participation of the speaker and active member of Affirmation Mexico, Rubén Chávez.