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I'm Officially a Minister

I laugh every time I say it, especially considering my past religious experiences and essentially swearing off all thought of the divine, but apparently this will be my ticket back to the bright side. 233 more words


God's Pattern of Councils

There is an important element in marriage that we don’t often think about: power. We know things like love, communication, and sacrifice are important components of any healthy relationship, but power? 399 more words


Little Prayers

The toddler knelt down at the side of the bed, clasped her hands and bowed her head, and said the sweetest little prayer I have ever heard. 40 more words


Neither hath come near to a menstruous woman

I’m preparing for my GD lesson, the first one on Ezekiel. The lesson reading begins with Ezekiel 18, which is a sermon on individual (as opposed to corporate or familial) responsibility, riffing off of Exodus 20:5. 495 more words


A World of Spice

The scent of butternut squash roasting in curry, coriander, and cumin is filling my kitchen, a layer of comforting protection from the bitter cold outside.  Some people express their love through song or poetry, I express my love by making soup.  824 more words


United Order Undone: Redistribution of homes begins in polygamous sect

Source: Toledo Blade, 11/2014

SALT LAKE CITY — Deeds to two dozen of the 750 homes in Warren Jeffs’ polygamous sect that have been tied up for nine years in state-run trust have been handed over to families. 101 more words