The Exponent Blog

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On God and Money

Courtney is a law librarian living in NYC. She likes poetry, bikes, and Ethiopian food. Her next career will be in finance. As a Mormon, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about God. As a...

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Seventeen Times I Felt Reverence.

(Inspired by a beautiful part in a beautiful book, 100 Birds Taught Me To Fly, called, “Twelve Times I Prayed.”) My sister, C, holding my baby, singing, “I’m just a little black rain cloud, hovering under...

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Marriage vs. a Piece of Paper

“Marriage really is just a piece of paper,” I said to my fellow Laurel as we sat in an unused room in the church, skipping Sunday school one morning, years and years ago. “I...

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fast car

One of the things about leaving Provo (permanently and irrevocably) in 1992 and then moving back more than twenty years later is that I experience these periodic, intense flashbacks that just come out of...

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So You’ve Got Identity Incongruency. Now What?

“queer PTSD” “queer mormon PTSD” “queer mormon women PTSD” Oh wait, I forgot to add the part with ADHD. “queer mormon women ADHD PTSD” It’s kind of funny that I forgot the ADHD part,...