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FHE Lesson #5

May 9, 2009 | 3 comments
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Lesson #5: Jesus Made the Earth Read more »

FHE Lesson #4

May 3, 2009 | 2 comments
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Lesson #4: We Are Free to Choose Read more »

DIY Mormon Art

April 23, 2009 | 3 comments
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DIY Mormon Art

Step One: Be nice to Ardis so that she’ll send you high-resolution files of art that you have fallen in love with. Read more »

FHE Lesson #3

April 19, 2009 | 2 comments
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Lesson #3: Our Savior Read more »

Too Easy, Too Soon

April 19, 2009 | 13 comments
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This morning I woke up to find my youngest child wearing accurately-buttoned church clothes and eating a hot breakfast that he had made without help. He might as well have handed me a pink slip. Read more »

Thank you, Valerie Hudson

April 15, 2009 | 95 comments
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For the first time ever, I’ve read a defense of the anti-same-sex-marriage movement that didn’t make me cringe. HT: Nate Oman. Read more »

FHE: Proverbs 15:1

April 11, 2009 | 10 comments
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I’m taking a break from the Gospel Fundamentals FHEs this week; if you’re really clever, you’ll be able to reverse engineer what kind of problems are plaguing the Smith household this week. Read more »

FHE–Easter

April 3, 2009 | 2 comments
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I’m taking a break from the Gospel Fundamentals FHEs to do an Easter FHE next week and I’m posting this early because it requires a little prep work. Read more »

Santa Biblia

March 30, 2009 | 45 comments
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A few years ago, as I was waiting for a temple session to begin, I began flipping the pages of the Spanish language Bible in front of me. Read more »

FHE Lesson #2

March 29, 2009 | 7 comments
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Lesson #2: Our Life in Heaven Read more »

The Problem with the Unwritten Order of Things

March 27, 2009 | 103 comments
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Can women offer the opening prayer in sacrament meeting? Read more »

Mormons Take over the World!

March 24, 2009 | 106 comments
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Or, at least, most of Amazon’s best seller list. Read more »

FHE Lesson #1

March 23, 2009 | 21 comments
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I’ve decided to start a new series of FHE lessons based on the Gospel Fundamentals book. Read more »

So you saw Big Love, then Googled to find out more about this Mormon temple weirdness, and ended up here.

March 15, 2009 | 135 comments
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Hi. Read more »

Provident Living Idea

February 28, 2009 | 15 comments
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Since more people are budget-minded these days, I thought I’d begin an occasional series of frugal ideas. Read more »

Agonizing

February 17, 2009 | 17 comments
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I was intrigued by Adam’s link: “Legitimacy is the most precious resource of the state and should not be frittered away like this.” Read more »

Elijah and the Sealing Power

February 6, 2009 | 13 comments
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I’ve been thinking about this week’s Relief Society lesson. Read more »

A Psalm for Inauguration Day

January 20, 2009 | 20 comments
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The Political is Personal

January 19, 2009 | 43 comments
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This post is Janet’s fault. Read more »

The New Era 2.0

January 1, 2009 | 70 comments
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The Church has a new website for youth, launched today. Read more »

A Christmas Story

December 24, 2008 | 13 comments
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If a story about football brought tears to my eyes, you know it’s gotta be good. Read more »

Should My Prayers Be Whinier?

December 21, 2008 | 11 comments
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The psalms are prayers. And some of them are real doozies. Read more »

The First Annual Times & Seasons Sentence Diagramming Contest

December 17, 2008 | 20 comments
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Your challenge: diagram the sacrament prayers. Read more »

A More Fortunate Ensign Article

November 30, 2008 | 33 comments
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Since I was rather critical of an Ensign article on the Word of Wisdom earlier this year, I feel obligated to point out that this month’s article on the Word of Wisdom is a much better piece. Read more »