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The Women of Easter

“Throughout His mortal ministry, the Savior showed special love and concern for women. In many parables, He told stories of women engaged in ordinary activities. He demonstrated deep familiarity with women’s lives.  Women exercised...

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A Tale of Two Churches

  A few weeks ago, on Easter, I attended an Episcopalian church service with my boyfriend and his family. It was a very High service with lots of reciting, standing, kneeling, standing, and sitting. The...

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Forms of Grace

1. And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his...

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Ah! Turn Me Not Away

On Sunday morning I flipped through picture after picture of women being turned away from the doors of our worship places. The Mormon Tabernacle choir sung in the background. Tears streamed down my face;...

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Seeing Through The Veil

“Each soul walks this earth clothed not only in mortal flesh, but also in accoutrements of hardship, disability, distortion and corruption of truth . . . the veil of mortality separates us not only from the presence of God, but also from ourselves and from each other.”

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Priestess

When I was a kid I took cello lessons. These lessons were offered in the local RLDS (now Community of Christ) chapel. I remember seeing pictures on the wall of women participating in blessings...