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In the face of violence

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God, and Enoch, and I all weep: “And it came to pass that the God of heaven looked upon the residue of the ...

Relief Society Lesson 2: Baptism and the Gift of the Holy Ghost

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Since this is my first Relief Society lesson at The Exponent, I thought I’d start by quickly describing my ...

A moment of grace

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It had been a long six weeks. There had been hope and despair; moments of quiet peace and tears of heartbre...


A Mother of One

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When I introduce my family at church, the wheels start turning in people’s heads. “Only one child . . . and...


Including the Isolated: February Visiting Teaching

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Especially with the haunting of Valentine’s Day, the ability to recognize and address (not solve) isolation...

July 2011 Visiting Teaching Message: Come to the Temple and Claim Your Blessings

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Have you ever been to the temple and had a negative experience? I have. Have you ever attended a temple ses...


The True Miracle of Forgiveness

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Knowing the LDS Church helped me to know God and feel pure and undefiled love. But knowing God and knowing ...

Relief Society Lesson 39: The Law of Chastity

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Start the discussion be reading and dissecting the Note to Parents. It is a remarkably accurate and progres...

Relief Society Lesson #10: The Scriptures, the Most Valuable Library in the World

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I’ve cut much of what GAS has written and would recommend having a lesson primarily on the scriptures and h...


October Visiting Teaching Message: If We Do Not Doubt

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I’m a professor of secondary education, which means I teach students who are training to become middle and ...