Category: Policy

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Disagreeing Is a Way to Sustain Our Leaders

(Conflict by Eileen T. Berets) A few months ago, I wrote my first email ever to a local Church leader in which I honestly communicated (i.e. complained) about something that was bothering me. In...

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What Should We Expect From Our Leaders?

Last year, Mike said something to me about Church leadership that I found radical. This was a surprise since Mike isn’t a radical kind of guy. We were talking about things done by our...

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General Relief Society Broadcast

I felt rather smug on my way to the conference. I had a crazy-busy week, yet I was determined to go hear the first official addresses of our new presidency. But as I pulled...

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Guest Post: Diversity Training

By request, from the inimitable Margaret Young. I did at least one thing right as a mother—and it was not an easy thing to do in Provo, Utah. I raised my children in an...

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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

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...