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Elijah and the Sealing Power

February 6, 2009 | 13 comments

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

This post is Janet’s fault. Read more »

The New Era 2.0

January 1, 2009 | 70 comments

The Church has a new website for youth, launched today. Read more »

A Christmas Story

December 24, 2008 | 13 comments

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

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

Your challenge: diagram the sacrament prayers. Read more »

A More Fortunate Ensign Article

November 30, 2008 | 33 comments

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

Previous installments can be accessed through this link. Read more »

That’s Trillion with a ‘T’

November 11, 2008 | 45 comments

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

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
Christmas Gifts for Kids

Let’s take about Christmas. Read more »

The Case Against John McCain

November 2, 2008 | 101 comments

Here are a few reasons why you should not vote for John McCain: Read more »

Confirm or Deny?

October 20, 2008 | 57 comments

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

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

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

We begin with a quiz. Read more »

First Things Articles

September 17, 2008 | 41 comments

First Things has published two articles about the Church; one by Bruce D. Porter and the other by Gerald R. McDermott. Read more »

Reminder: Alma Conference

September 15, 2008 | 6 comments

For those in the Provo area: Read more »

The War Chapters

August 31, 2008 | 46 comments

And a great sleep did come over the land; yea, verily, there was much dozing and nodding of heads in all of the sabbath schools. Read more »

New Nursery Manual

August 27, 2008 | 50 comments

The new nursery manual is available. Read more »

Mourning with Those Who Mourn

August 21, 2008 | 36 comments

So I’m at the pool last week with someone I really like but don’t know all that well and we’re kvetching about grocery prices, etc., when out of nowhere she says, “So I know you lost a baby daughter last winter. How are you doing with that?” Read more »

The Bridge from Theological to Political

August 20, 2008 | 57 comments

Yes! Another SSM post! Read more »