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Leibster Blog Award

Jen over at Only a Little Sugar Coated has nominated The Peacewriter for a Liebster Blog Award.

On behalf of our writers and contributors, thank you!

I am grateful to send the love back Jen's way with her blog that profiles her immeasurable courage and her heart and wisdom.

To pass the love along, I want to nominate a few other blogs for the same honor.

Runtu's Rincon is a witty and insightful blog by one of my favorite bloggers in the blogosphere. The author of the blog has also published a book in the past year about his mission experiences in Bolivia. While he muses on all things Mormon, I am touched by his respect for the people involved. I love this blog for its wit, intelligence, and integrity.

Not Very Useful Truths is and has been one of my favorites for a very long time. LIfeLongGuy is another one of those writers who just happens to touch on the exact thought I was having, even before I knew I had it. His words are resonating and heartfelt.

Though I am sure that she will be the recipeint of many awards, I cannot fail to mention Kiley over at We Were Going to Be Queens. She is the Queen of blogging for sure. Few blogs have touched my heart as much as Kiley's has and I watch for her latest posts. As she shares her thoughts and reflections and she manages to do it in a voice that hits me very deeply. Kiley is one of those people I hope to meet in person someday, just so I can tell her how amazing she is.

There are multiple reasons why I love Doves and Serpents. From the Ride to Church to the thoughtful Dear Jack posts, I really love this blog. Heather Olson Beal writes the words I wish that I had in my own head.

Laatly is a relatively new discovery for me, Oxymormon Girl is another witty blog that captures my attention. She sates clearly that this is not a blog meant for faithful and believing Latter-day Saints, but for those who exist on the fringes of Mormonism. So far what I like about this log is the open and frank discussion about Mormonism and the blogger's experiences through her faith journey.

As Jen posted over on her blog, if you choose to pass the love on, do the following:

The Rules are:
1. Show your thanks to the blogger who gave you the award by linking back to them.
2. Reveal your top 5 picks for the award and let them know by leaving a comment on their blog.
3. Post the award on your blog.
4. Bask in the love from the most supportive people on the blogsphere – other bloggers.
5. And, best of all – have fun and spread the karma.


jen said...

SO glad you put Not Very Useful Truths on your list... His blog was one that I cut off my list to try to get down to five. I think I love this because of all the new blogs I find: So looking forward to checking out Oxymormon Girl.

Sulli said...

Thank you! I don't know how I missed this post, but I saw it just now. You have me tearing up a bit. (You don't live all that far from me so we should definitely meet up sometime. "Not all that far" to me usually means closer than Utah...)

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