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Pet Peeve #146

September 24, 2006 | 47 comments
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“Reverent” and “quiet” are not synonyms. Read more »

Inactivity and Rumors of Inactivity

September 22, 2006 | 82 comments
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A recent post over at FMH set off a firestorm (over 170 comments and still going) with the news that the writer’s husband had “recently attended a church meeting where the leaders discussed, among other things, the new statistic out from church-headquarters that estimates 70% of those raised in the church will go inactive/leave by the time they are adults.” Read more »

Primary Lesson 36 Supplement

September 17, 2006 | 6 comments
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Finding Jesus’ Sisters

September 15, 2006 | 19 comments
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Here’s Matthew 12:46-50: Read more »

The Structure of Matthew’s Gospel

September 14, 2006 | 8 comments
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Here’s one way of thinking about the Gospel of Matthew. Read more »

Primary Lesson Supplement #35

September 12, 2006 | 3 comments
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Holy Cow

September 12, 2006 | 50 comments
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A friend of mine is a dedicated genealogist. Read more »

Rose Marie Reid

September 12, 2006 | 24 comments
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In 1950s America, Rose Marie Reid was a household name. She was born one hundred years ago today. Read more »

Primary Lesson 34 Supplement

September 4, 2006 | 7 comments
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Mormon in the Congo

September 3, 2006 | 32 comments
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Moroni 8:14 never used to sit well with me: Read more »

Primary Lesson 33 Supplement

August 27, 2006 | 2 comments
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Primary Lesson 32 Supplement

August 20, 2006 | one comment
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Elder Oaks’ Public Affairs Interview

August 17, 2006 | no comments
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I decided that this is too important for a mere sidebar link. (I hope that it is an indication of things to come on other prominent topics.) I don’t want to take away from the discussion already under way at M*, so please head there to discuss. (Rosalynde and J. Stapley’s comments are particularly noteworthy.) Read more »

Primary Lesson 31 Supplement

August 13, 2006 | one comment
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Primary Lesson Supplement 30

August 12, 2006 | no comments
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“Gay, Mormon, and Married”

August 4, 2006 | 100 comments
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This is not the kind of article you see every day. Read more »

Primary Lesson 29 Supplement

July 30, 2006 | 4 comments
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300 West

July 29, 2006 | 60 comments
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300 West

This is what you see as you drive on 300 West just past 300 North in Salt Lake City: Read more »

Broken Confidence

July 21, 2006 | 25 comments
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Simon, 5, loves this little boy. His family is a little bit too Conspicuous Consumption for me, but how can you deny a five-year-old his best friend? Which is why I’m spending an afternoon at his 500$ birthday party at the karate studio. Read more »

Just Pretend It Already Has 26 Comments . . .

July 11, 2006 | 101 comments
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. . . because this may be the longest post you’ll read this year. (I want a Niblet!!) Randy wanted me (and Nate) to explore the issue of presiding a little more on the temple thread, but some yahoo cut off comments, so Randy emailed me. Read more »

Book Reviews: Juvenile Non-Fiction

July 7, 2006 | 11 comments
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Book Reviews:  Juvenile Non-Fiction

If you are an adult, inevitability comes in the form of death and taxes. If you are a child, it comes as the middle school research project. Read more »

Book Review: A Rascal by Nature, A Christian by Yearning: A Mormon Autobiography

July 4, 2006 | 30 comments
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A Rascal By Nature, A Christian by Yearning: A Mormon Autobiography by Levi Peterson. Read more »

Book Review: An Advocate for Women: The Public Life of Emmeline B. Wells

July 3, 2006 | 11 comments
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An Advocate for Women: The Public Life of Emmeline B. Wells by Carol Cornwall Madsen Read more »

Primary Lesson Supplements 26-28

July 2, 2006 | 2 comments
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