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Stop Telling the YW to Be Modest for the YM

June 14, 2011 | 211 comments
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The emphasis here is on for the YM, not to be modest. In fact, most of you would consider me to be ultra-conservative in the modesty department: Read more »

Marriage and Education

May 29, 2011 | 26 comments
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Marriage and Education

Consider this: Read more »

Numbers

May 20, 2011 | 8 comments
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So apparently some people think the world is ending tomorrow, based on an analysis of some numbers used in the Bible. Read more »

Are these shoes modest?

May 16, 2011 | 58 comments
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Are these shoes modest?

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May 2011 FHEs

April 29, 2011 | 3 comments
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You can find an explanation of this series here. Read more »

What Today Means

April 22, 2011 | 22 comments
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Amens

April 9, 2011 | 25 comments
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I wonder sometimes if our kids don’t think that “amen” means “thank heavens that’s over!” Read more »

Structures

April 5, 2011 | 4 comments
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Not every scholar agrees (as if!), but some identify the following structure in Matthew’s Gospel: Read more »

April 2011 FHEs

April 1, 2011 | 2 comments
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Introduction to this series is here. I only prepared three this month in order to leave time for an Easter FHE (one of my favorites is here). Read more »

Book Review: God So Loved the World: The Final Days of the Savior’s Life

March 30, 2011 | 6 comments
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Eric D. Huntsman, God So Loved the World: The Final Days of the Savior’s Life, Deseret Book, 2011. Read more »

Gospels

March 27, 2011 | 14 comments
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Imagine your four favorite meals. Now imagine them cut into bite-sized pieces and combined into one dish. Read more »

Parables

March 24, 2011 | 11 comments
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The Greek word translated as “parable” means, basically, a comparison. A parable compares one thing with another. Read more »

Hypocrites

March 22, 2011 | 24 comments
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As every tween knows, a hypocrite is someone who says one thing but does another. Read more »

March 2011 FHEs

February 28, 2011 | 2 comments
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Previous posts: January and February. Read more »

Polygamy, Again

February 22, 2011 | 50 comments
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The real reason that polygamy was restored was to decrease the number of children each woman would have, which was necessary in order to Read more »

February 2011 FHEs

February 1, 2011 | 2 comments
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See this for the introduction to this series. Read more »

The Failure that Was a Success: How My Son’s Losing the Spelling Bee Was One of the Proudest Moments of My Life

January 28, 2011 | 20 comments
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A guest post from former guest blogger Eric Huntsman: Read more »

Reactions to Single, Female, Mormon, Alone

January 18, 2011 | 86 comments
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So this column was definitely the digital equivalent of kicking over an anthill. Read more »

January 2011 FHEs

December 20, 2010 | 7 comments
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FHEs have been somewhat pathetic in the Smith household of late; Read more »

A Mormon Image: Greater Love

December 17, 2010 | 15 comments
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A Mormon Image:  Greater Love

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What the Smith Boys Said This Year

December 10, 2010 | 22 comments
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New Handbook Online

November 14, 2010 | 107 comments
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Well, this will keep bloggers busy for a good long time. Read more »

Church Statement on Immigration

November 11, 2010 | 128 comments
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This is interesting stuff. Read more »

Mormon Identity: Men and Women in the Church

November 5, 2010 | 92 comments
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Go here and either listen to or read (I love transcripts! Thank you!) this episode and then return and report. Read more »