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Strengthening Our Families

My senior year in high school, I went to a youth fireside at the home of my bishop. The topic? The “For Strength of Youth” pamphlet. As he was wrapping up the fireside, the...

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Exponent II Issues Moving to Online Format

Like other print publications, we’ve decided to stop publishing hardcopies of our quarterly paper. After one more paper issue (which will be out in the next couple of weeks), we will annually publish three...

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Vacuuming the Attic

Housework isn’t the sexiest topic, I know, but since I’m doing more housework than I’ve ever done before, it’s been on my mindt—usually as I’m bent over a toilet bowl with a scrub brush...

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Virtual Oases XVII

AnneGB’s essays on Grandma’s, Walmart, and Domestic Bliss. Kiskilili: An academic look at the issues surrounding women’s ordination From Heather: A most unconventional Tea Party Stumbled upon this blog about what it’s like to...

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One of Life's Simple Pleasures: Homemade Bread

One day a few years ago, I wanted to see if my culinary skills were advanced enough to make homemade bread. I thought it was something I ought to do, figuring it was part...

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In Praise of Proxy

Yesterday I had cause to celebrate “motherhood by proxy.” I’m not talking about surrogate mothering in the “I’ll incubate your baby for you” mode, but having someone else administer TLC to my ailing daughter...

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Making Sense of Sunday

What is the most important commandment, Lord? Love God and love your neighbor.But who is my neighbor? The Samaritan,Who is the Samaritan? The one left on the side of the road, the one you...

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Virtual Oases XVI

LDS women in the news and on the web. Don’t miss Shaulee’s Door — originally printed in Exponent II, but reposted by the author with pictures and a new afterword. Starfoxy on finding her...