Category: Journeys

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Sifting and Sorting

I discovered a box in my basement closet that had been there since we moved in more than eight years ago. At the very end of unpacking and finding homes for all of our...

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No Longer Alone in a Crowded Room

You’ve probably been there—surrounded by people, but completely alone. I’ve often felt that loneliness in my religion. Even though I grew up Mormon, attended church every week, served a mission, I still often felt...

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My Mother’s Tribe

When I was a child, Exponent II meant pin up parties, left over blue pencils and graph paper scattered throughout our house—the remnants of my mother’s hard work and dedication to the paper. Exponent...

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Discovering What I Believe

“Anybody who writes knows you don’t simply write what you believe. You write to find out what you believe, or what you can afford to believe.” – Essayist Adam Phillips “The art of writing...

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Discovering Exponent, Finding a Home

I still remember the day that I found The Exponent blog.  It was Fall 2007, and Julie Beck had just given her “Mothers Who Know” talk at the General Relief Society broadcast.  I was...