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The Boys Are Alright @ By Common Consent
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Motherhood and Priesthood:Pregnancy is not my Birthright @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I haven’t slept in approximately four years. I’m not complaining, truly. This life...

Visitor at a missionary reunion @ Times & Seasons
  -  This week is missionary reunion week in the Salt Lake area and elsewhere. I thought of...

My Eyes Are Closed, My Heart is Open @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I’m a white Mormon feminist and as a white Mormon feminist, I need to have a chat...

Book Review: The Miracles of Jesus, by Eric D. Huntsman @ By Common Consent
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Sister Mkhabela’s Prayer: A South African Perspective @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  This guest post comes to us from a white member of the church who grew up in South Africa...

Isaiah a foreign language? Maybe not. @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  I went to church today. I didn’t want to go. I almost accidentally slept in, but of...

Days of Conference Past: Homeowners’ Edition @ By Common Consent
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Magic and Mechanisms @ Times & Seasons
  -   In her talk “The Evolutionary Roots of Religious Adaptation” for the Mormon...

Sister Mkhabela’s Prayer @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  This past February, the General Young Women Presidency called a new general board, and...

I Watched The General Women’s Meeting–It Was Great @ By Common Consent
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General Women’s Meeting @ Times & Seasons
  -  It is my nature to be cynical and critical and to focus on flaws, so when I tell you that...

General Conference Women’s Meeting Liveblog @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  Join us for a liveblog of the Women’s meeting tonight at 6:00 MST. Music by...

Meet the Mormons @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   I was invited to attend a screening of Meet the Mormons this morning, along with a room...

Interview: The Church History Museum @ By Common Consent
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Late Church Is the Honest-to-Goodness Worst Thing On Earth @ By Common Consent
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Matriarchal Names @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  During my time in the Young Women program, I’m sure I filled out ten or more...

Assault on the Family, German Edition @ By Common Consent
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Review: MEET THE MORMONS @ By Common Consent
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Connecting to Heavenly Mother: Autumnal Equinox- Mabon @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -   This post is a continuation of the Connecting to Heavenly Mother Series.   The Autumnal...

Chiune Sugihara (杉原 千畝) and the Triumph of Christian Conscience Over Worldly “Obedience” @ By Common Consent
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The Other Victim Blaming @ Feminist Mormon Housewives
  -  We often talk about victim blaming in the context of rape culture – where victims...

Sacrifice Brings Forth The Blessings . . . @ By Common Consent
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Temple and Observatory Group Event in Minnesota @ Times & Seasons
  -  The Temple and Observatory Group, which has sponsored other events in Utah, Virginia and...

The Unwritten Order of Things, Revisited @ Times & Seasons
  -  At last night’s Stake Leadership Training Meeting, the stake president announced...

On Not Reading the Book of Mormon @ Times & Seasons
  -  Having heard nice things about the odd little book by Pierre Bayard How to Talk About...

What to Expect When You Are Expecting . . . A Bishopric Call @ Times & Seasons
  -  The oldest Mormon chapel in the world. (Wiki Commons) So a dear friend of mine[1] just...

My Experiment with Five Minute Prayers @ Times & Seasons
  -  For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been setting a timer every time I say my evening...

In Your Heart and Mind @ Times & Seasons
  -  My son came stomping into the house from the garden a month ago, demanding I punish his...

Elder Ballard: “Don’t Talk Too Much” @ Times & Seasons
  -  Today Elder Ballard spoke at the Europe Area Sisters’ Meeting. (Yes, the same...