Author: Em

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Dear Sister Sassy: Guest Editor

Due to her many social engagements, Sister Sassy has invited a guest editor to answer some of her many letters pleading for guidance.  Guest editors W. Dean Belnap and Glen C. Griffin wrote  About life...

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The Family is Under Attack

The family is under attack. This is a refrain that we have heard for many years in General Conference and pamphlets and lessons.  As a historian, I have a hard time taking these alarmist statements particularly...

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Conducting a baptismal interview

I recently had a very rare opportunity for a woman in the church – I got to help carry out a baptismal interview.  My in-laws are serving a mission, and they asked for my help...

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Facts of Life for LDS Teens

Several years ago I was lucky enough to find a useful reference work in the discard pile at the Institute building.  I have never regretted acquiring About Life and Love: Facts of Life for LDS Teens by...

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Victory is Near

This year for Christmas, my brother thoughtfully purchased for me several enormous pieces of World War II propaganda to display in my home. I believe his thinking was that my children will be more...

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Mourn with those who mourn

Today on November 11 we will mark Veteran’s day in the United States. Other countries observe the same event as Remembrance Day or Armistice day.  November 11 is significant because it was the day...