The Exponent Blog

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Join the Persisterhood!

  This drawing by Courtney Privett is going viral, along with the hashtag, #shepersisted, as a response to US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments about Senator Elizabeth Warren.   Senator Warren was ejected...

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never the less

The weeks unwind, the months spool out, The years unfold, and I (not well-behaved) Endure each blasted day unto the end With flinty, strident hope that I’ll be saved. Saved from endless death, for...

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How to save, How to save yourself

  “I’ll go forward, a young [wo]man prepared.” –Daniel Lyman Carter, modified primary lyric to “A Young Man Prepared.” “Always stay gracious, best revenge is your paper.” –Beyonce, Formation   In the craziness of...

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Guest Post: A Peaceful Transition of Power

By Ellen In a few weeks the saints of my stake will see another peaceful transition of power. We are following hallowed tradition. Our stake president will retire, after 9 years, and the keys,...

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The Animals of the Doctrine and Covenants

This year we are studying Doctrine and Covenants and Church History in Sunday School. And a lot of our focus in on doctrine and well, covenants. But what if the focus was on cute...

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Guest Post: It’s Not about Faith Anymore

By Anonymous As a devout teenager and developing member of the Mormon church, I was often told many things about our church and its history that would make me want to turn heel and...