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Skeleton Woman

An Eskimo myth tells the story of Skeleton Woman—a woman who, punished by her father, lives as a heap of bones at the bottom of a lake until one day a fisherman snags her...

By Way of Introduction

Last night I pulled a pale pink issue of Dialogue off the “Mormon Women” section of my bookshelf. (Do yourself a favor and buy the Fall 2003 edition; it’s devoted entirely on women’s voices,...

Virtual Oases II

Once again, here is a weekend round-up of LDS women’s voices on the web. When your own questions are reflected in your children Julie explores: When Paul says that women should cover their heads,...

divinity

One of the most beautiful sights I’ve seen: Last night E (my daughter) spread her homework around on the living room floor. She sprawled her own body out in the middle of textbooks, papers,...

Pink or Blue Diplomas?

“If a person gains more knowledge and intelligence in this life through his diligence and obedience than another, he will have so much the advantage in the world to come.” D&C 130:19. So, even...

For all you fans of poetry and not so big fans…

I know it’s breaking the nice pattern of fantastic posts about getting involved in great causes, but I thought I’d post a poem. Feel free to ask questions, post criticism, and give insight. Crying...

Single Survival

Twenty five years ago, Kay Senzee wrote an Exponent II article about what it felt like to be a single woman in the Church. As I read through it recently, I was struck by...