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Mormon Feminists: OxyMormons?

With the current focus on Mormon women on some blogs, and recent, um, rather intense discussions about feminism, I’d like to visit an essay entitled “Border Crossings”(which was originally going to be entitled “Confessions...

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What If?

As a child I remember hearing a story about a couple of young time travelers. Two children take a trip thousands of years into the past. They are cautioned by their guide that they...

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A Groundhog's Day Ode

to Punxsutawney Phil with great affection from Linda Hoffman Kimball February 2, 2007 Oh, Phil of sun and shadows, Oracle today, You ventured out this morning And prophesied our way. What determines what you...

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How to Be Good

When I was a teenager, I made a project of searching the scriptures to find out what exactly I had to do to be “saved.” My attempt at making this list proved futile as...

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The Meaning of Womanhood

This year, I am planning to dedicate a significant portion of my reading and personal study time to exploring feminism and spirituality. I call myself a feminist, but I think I could be more...

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Winter

I don’t like winter. At the first hint of changing leaves in the fall, although I try my best to appreciate all the splendor of nature, a faint feeling of dread begins to settle...

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I'm a lover, not a fighter. . .

…that’s what my boxing teacher often says, even though she’s a three-time Golden Glove title winner. I can identify with that phrase. I don’t enjoy watching people hit each other, and have never been...

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Musings on Music

When I was twelve years old, my grandmother gave me a very special gift for Christmas. It is still one of my prized possessions— a copy of Latter-Day Saint Hymns, the first LDS hymnbook...