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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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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 »

What the Smith Boys Said This Year

November 29, 2008 | 19 comments
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Previous installments can be accessed through this link. Read more »

That’s Trillion with a ‘T’

November 11, 2008 | 45 comments
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Is anyone else just the teeniest bit bothered that the government wants to lend two trillion of our dollars but will not tell us to whom they are lending it or what kind of collateral they have? Read more »

How the Other Half Preaches

November 9, 2008 | 59 comments
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A pool in our area had a free admission day this summer and I’m nothing if not cheap so there we were. Imagine the delighted looks on my kids’ faces when they saw not only a FREE pool, but FREE inflatable bouncers, FREE snowcones, FREE hot dogs, FREE chips, and FREE games with prizes. Read more »

Christmas Gifts for Kids

November 5, 2008 | 17 comments
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Christmas Gifts for Kids

Let’s take about Christmas. Read more »

The Case Against John McCain

November 2, 2008 | 101 comments
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Here are a few reasons why you should not vote for John McCain: Read more »

Confirm or Deny?

October 20, 2008 | 57 comments
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The following is making the email rounds with lightning speed. It claims to be talk given recently by President Packer. Can anyone confirm or deny? Read more »

Priesthood Session Online

October 15, 2008 | 25 comments
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According to this, the priesthood session of conference will be available online starting next year. Read more »

Family Home Evening Ideas

September 27, 2008 | 25 comments
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After almost three years, we’ve just about made it all the way through the Bible in felt. These have been great FHEs for us. Now I need something new. Read more »

Thoughts for an Uncertain Morn

September 26, 2008 | 9 comments
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Paper or Plastic?

September 21, 2008 | 55 comments
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We begin with a quiz. Read more »

First Things Articles

September 17, 2008 | 41 comments
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First Things has published two articles about the Church; one by Bruce D. Porter and the other by Gerald R. McDermott. Read more »