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Petitionary prayer: the monkey’s paw of my faith

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This morning was trash day in our neighborhood. Trash day is an important day in our household because my s...

Leaving a note

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If you found out that you were going to die soon, what sort of note would you leave behind? Who would it be...

In praise of bright words

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I was not excited about running today. For various reasons, I did not fall asleep last night until about 5:...

Winging It

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Sister Paul stuck her head in my room and asked if I had an extra manual. She teaches the next class up, th...

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Find Out What Was Changed in the Updated "Race and the Priesthood" Gospel Topic Essay

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MR says: See what interesting insights were added to the Church's in-depth essay which explores the ro...

The Big Three

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I don’t think that I like the notion of “Sunday School Answers.” Which isn’t to say that I don’t like praye...

The Mormon Church in Italy

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The latest issue of BYU Studies Quarterly (51:3) has an article by James A. Toronto and Richard Neitzel Hol...

“We” are going to law school

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Each fall new families move into our university ward, and inevitably the husband stands up, introduces his ...

Four-Dimensional Success

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In general terms, there is remarkable agreement in the world on the four elements or ingredients or measure...

Thou hypocrite

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My husband’s best friend from high school, Siobhan, arrives for a weekend visit. Reed hasn’t seen her for 2...