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Writing your identity

I have only in recent years thought about writing poetry that identifies me as a Mormon. I always stayed away from writing about anything religious. I don’t really know why, except maybe it was...

Interfaith Families

Interfaith Marriage: It’s not the most precise term, really. When I say I have an interfaith marriage, the question that follows is, “What religion is he?” Um . . . well . . ....

Welcome, Linda!

We enthusiastically (yippee!) welcome Linda Hoffman Kimball to our blogging ranks. She is a long-time Exponent II columnist, a columnist for beliefnet.com and author/editor of several books, including “Saints Well Seasoned: Musings on How...

Bishop Potato Head and the Cartoon Wars

I have a hard time understanding the chaos spinning because of the Muslim cartoons. Perhaps that’s because the First Amendment protects every insensitive US crackpot’s freedom to say whatever. I also live just blocks...

Virtual Oases IV

A weekly round-up of LDS women’s voices. Julie’s master’s thesis: The anointing of Jesus by the unnamed woman in Bethany. Can we get her on the curriculum writing committee, please? FMHLisa: Every day moral...

Me and Mormon Letters

In the space of just a few days I went from being a full-time student & paycheck-earner to a full-time Mom. It was not an easy transition. But what helped me most during this...