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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...

The One I Believe In

“Lo taamod al dam réakha”: Thou shall not stand idly by the shedding of the blood of fellow human beings. When Holocaust survivor Elie Weisel was asked to name the most important commandment, this...

Virtual Oases

Both the original Women’s Exponent and Exponent II were conceived as forums for women’s voices. As the internet has provided a plethora of watering-holes for LDS women, it seems in keeping with Exponent’s mission...

On Becoming the Barking Mom

There are some things you can’t really know until you experience them. This is something I am constantly learning over and over again as a parent. I used to look at the parent with...