The Exponent Blog

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Instruction Manual

In a thoughtful attempt to domesticate me, my mother gave me a bread machine for my birthday when I was a sophomore at college. At the time I was eating mostly ramen noodles and...

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Patriarchy Love Poetry

Want to say, “I love you,” to that special someone? And also, “I support the patriarchal order in the home”? Try one of these patriarchy–approved love poems for your sweetheart/head of household/helpmate. For her:...

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Do women preside at church?

Our church places a huge emphasis on the word “preside.” The word preside is often used in sacrament meetings, general conference, and other church meetings. Whoever conducts often announces that someone is presiding. Always,...

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I Know.

                  When I was young, I felt everything with absolute certainty. I knew my father was the smartest, my mother was the sweetest, and my sisters...

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Amazing Grace

You might have seen this video when it came out a couple of years ago, but it’s one that I’ve come back to again and again when I’m looking for uplifting Sabbath music.  I’ve...

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Perfect vs. Enough

I don’t like to learn new things. I like to be already good at things. I’d rather leave the page blank than write the wrong thing. Unfortunately, moving to a new, not majority-English speaking...