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To Bleed or Not To Bleed

Earlier this week, the FDA approved Lybrel, an oral contraceptive which can be used to completely stop a woman’s menstrual cycle. Unlike traditional birth control pills which produce a period-like bleeding once a month,...

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What's Fair?

Life isn’t fair. My mother frequently reminded me of this fact while I was growing up. There was one particular event in high school that seemed dramatically unfair to me, so much so that...

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The Transient Ward

Lately I’ve been thinking about two categories of people in our ward: (1) Long-term members who lay down roots (mostly old-timers who have lived in this city for most, if not all, of their...

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Sleeping With The Bishop: One Wife's Wish List

I was really encouraged by the conversation that was started in response to my last post. I am grateful that so many of you felt comfortable communicating your feelings, and that those feelings reflected...

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The Ring

A couple of days ago I had a sudden and strong urge to stop wearing my wedding ring. I love my husband and I love being married. The urge had nothing to do with...

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The Bright Side

Sometimes the church seems truer in small, struggling wards and branches. Well, maybe not truer, but less encumbered by The Unwritten Order of Things. There is an organic feel of people just trying to...

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Sleeping with the Bishop

Maria is the author of this fabulous guest post. Thanks for sending it our way! I was teaching sharing time one Sunday when the branch president’s 7-year-old son excitedly announced to the primary, “It’s...

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Ambivalence

When I was in junior high school, I had one particular teacher who was rather liberal in her views (at least by Utah Valley standards). She mentioned one day that she and her new...