The Exponent Blog

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Peace Be With You

“Salute one another with an holy salutation. The churches of Christ salute you.” ~ Romans 16:16, JST I’ve visited a lot of different churches in my time. I did my undergraduate and graduate education...

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Guest Post: #MormonMeToo Maybe

by Anonymous My heart goes out to all those who have shared, or have reason to share but have chosen not to yet, their #MeToo stories. Because of a strict (aka emotionally abusive) Mormon...

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A Midlife Anointing

Sister, hearing the call from God to minister to you by virtue of love, faith, sacrifice, and covenant,  I place my hands upon you to anoint you in your pain. I bless your head...

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When God doesn’t intervene

I grew up hearing a message that Heavenly Father answers prayers and brings peace and assurance to us in our pain. This is a beautiful message, but I have often struggled to see it...

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I Still Love My Children

Unbelievably, there is still rhetoric in the LDS church claiming that women should be at home with their children. There are so many problems with this that I don’t quite know where to start....