The Exponent Blog

Bread, Wine, and Potatoes

My uncle passed away recently. He was a wonderful, gentle man. I was not able to attend the Idaho funeral service, but nearly 100 relatives did. This weekend, while pouring over the photos from...

Taking my pulse on missionary work

I heard that missionaries in an area conference got this non-PC but cut-to-the-chase directive: “do NOT go into the ghetto and baptize anything with a pulse”. There’s a new push these days to make...

Virtual Oases VIII

Weekly round-up of LDS women on the web and in the news: Daring Young Mom on staying centered in a post-partum world. Peggy Fletcher Stack has two fascinating articles about the Church in Chile...

What's Under Your Bed?

When I was a SAHM to two toddlers I attended a FHPE Meeting where LDS author Louise Plummer was the guest speaker. She challenged each of us to write more often in our journals,...

Magic

A few years ago, I attended a baby shower in Cambridge. It was a couples shower, filled with men and women from the ward, and it was a jovial affair. At some point, the...