The Exponent Blog

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Walking with Anger

I recently read John Gustav-Wrathall’s blog post about being angry with the church – until he wasn’t. The part that stood out to me was his call to members to walk with those who...

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Anointings, Blessings and Prayers

Anointings, blessings and prayers are part of many religious and spiritual traditions.  I’d like to share a few examples of anointings, blessings and prayers I have participated in. The first example involves my mother. ...

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As Thyself

I’ve written previously about the commandment to “love thy neighbor as thyself”, though, like most people who write about it, I’ve focused on the “love thy neighbor” part. It occurred to me recently that...

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Guest Post: Legacy

By Brittany Long Olsen Last year, I moved from Utah to England, and it struck me that some of my ancestors made the reverse trip about 175 years ago. Looking at a statue in...

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Book Review: Born to Change the World

I am not sure where I first heard of Brad Wilcox.  I confess that reading about him in his book profiles left me uninterested in his work because of this one item: “He speaks...