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There are two goals listed in the Faith in God booklet that suggest learning a song. Under Learning and Liv...


How I Learned to Like My Challenging Stake President

by The Exponent | Makes You Think

I have reflected on my new-found appreciation of mushrooms and my relationships with people. As a teenager ...

Relief Society Lesson #27: Work and Personal Responsibility

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Goal for this lesson: To help sisters recognize the value of the work they already do and encourage them to...

Daughters in my Kingdom: Blessings of the Priesthood for All

by The Exponent | Lesson Helps

"While we sometimes refer to priesthood holders as ‘the priesthood,’ we must never forget that the priestho...


Feeling Pain in the Temple: How One Single Sister Overcame It

by The Exponent | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As a Primary child I sang: “I love to see the temple, I’ll go inside someday– to covenant with my Father; I...

Teaching from Daughters in My Kingdom: “Pure Religion” – Watchcare and Ministering through Visiting Teaching (Chapter 7)

by The Exponent | Lesson Helps

"Relief Society sisters exemplify pure religion …. As they visit the fatherless and widow in their afflicti...


Expressing Dissent: When to Speak Up and When to Shut Up?

by The Exponent | Best of LDS Blogs

There’s a brouhaha going on in my town over early morning seminary. I’ll get to the details in a minute, bu...


Relief Society Lesson #6: Sustaining Those Whom the Lord Sustains

by The Exponent | Lesson Helps

We’ll begin with a scripture story about the prophet Moses. His people were at war with the people of Amale...


My Favorite Mormon: Martha Hughes Cannon

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While teaching gospel doctrine classes over the years I often considered myself a kind of Mormon History Jo...

The Temple Rec Interview and the Affiliating Question

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Years ago, someone asked me how Mormon bishops figured out who was worthy to enter the temple. How did bish...