The Exponent Blog

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Women on My Bookshelf

Next week it is my turn to present the choices for the next Relief Society book club. It’s rather delicious to peruse the bookshelf, looking for appealing options. I searched for a theme, aware...

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Requiem for a Typical Mormon Woman

This essay (from the Winter 1993 issue) epitmoizes the feminism of EXII that I love. Click here for the complete version.She is Molly Mormon. Patty Perfect. The Typical Mormon Woman. Different names for the...

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Virtual Oases XIX

Perhaps you’ve been following the story of the Drapers, a young LDS family whose twin infants sons needed heart transplants (it’s been extensively covered by the LA Times). Here’s the latest update. Kathy writes...

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Podcasting

This week my husband and I recorded our first-ever podcast where I banter a bit with him as he tells the story of his conversion to Mormonism and I read a short essay that...

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Staking my claim/Claiming my stake: Mid-Singles

A few months ago, I was reading an essay by Mary Lythgoe Bradford*, and was struck by her comments on being single again. As I read further and further, I found myself thinking, “Right...

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Us & Them

In Relief Society on Sunday our lesson was the Wilford Woodruff Lesson “Proclaiming the Gospel.” I make a lot of comments – not just because I’m the Prez, but because I actually care about...

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In His Father's Image

I thought this piece, the 1993 EXII Helen Candland Stark Personal Essay Contest winner, was appropriate after Father’s Day (which, like Mother’s Day can bring up a myriad of conflicting feelings). We often think...