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Giggles And Bosoms At Church

I got the giggles at church again. Ever since I was a young girl; whenever we sang the hymn, “Joseph Smith’s First Prayer,” I got the giggles as soon as we hit that word, “bosom.”  That verse, “Oh what rapture filled his bosom,” still makes me snicker. Joseph’s humble prayer was answered, And he listened to the Lord. Oh, what rapture [...]

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Tuck me in meaning

When I was young, my parents would “tuck me into bed.” As any parent knows, kids hate to go to [...]

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Benjamin Franklin contradictions

Oh boy, if I could only learn to do this better. Benjamin Franklin was always trying to improve his moral [...]

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Hugh Nibley — Why Was I Put in This Situation?

  This is one of my favorite Nibley quotes — “Why was I put in this situation?” It’s from the [...]

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Jacob's Ladder

Ascending a Ladder to Heaven

Which comes first — spiritual blessings or the fiery furnace?  John Pontius said we should expect a run-in with adversity [...]

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Adventure Time

My son is a big fan of the animated series, Adventure Time, so we had to make a BMO birthday [...]

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Shifty Science Labs

I was a science major in college–biochemsitry to be exact. I had alot of science labs as part of my degree. I [...]

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What can you discuss in church?

I was fired once from my calling as a Relief Society teacher.  It stung. But I got over it. Unfortunately, [...]

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Homeschool Second Grade Curriculum

I don’t think I learned anything when I was in second grade. My teacher’s name was Miss Terramina –  Terr-a-MEAN- [...]

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The wintry doctrines

I bought the audio version of Visions of Glory and gifted it to a few friends through Audible. I always [...]

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Hugh Nibley — the law of free agency

Hugh Nibley — free agency in his very blunt direct way: This law of free agency and total individual responsibility [...]

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The Big No Sleep

Motherhood is rewarding and exhausting. Some nights I would fall into bed and not even care that I was sleeping [...]

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Benefits of a three day fast

A three-day fast is my favorite. And now, researchers have found that a three-day fast reboots your immune system. I [...]

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The Doctrine of Christ

I’ve always been curious about the “return and report” methodology. In the temple, it’s obvious there’s a chain of responsibilities [...]

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Time to focus or time to scan?

We can only think of one thing at a time. Perhaps this is a mortal disability. Or maybe it’s a [...]

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Women with faith to heal

We often think that you have to be ordained to the priesthood to heal the sick or work miracles. A [...]

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Homeschool First Grade Curriculum

It’s the next generation of homeschooling, and my granddaughter is going to partake. Or maybe I should say, her mom [...]

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Finding glory

We have to know for ourselves. As the world becomes more chaotic, and it becomes harder to find periods of [...]

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Leveling up spiritually

In Visions of Glory, Spencer talks about how he could look at someone and know their whole life — this [...]

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Unpublished notes of Hugh Nibley — Priesthood

These are some notes made by Hugh Nibley for his article on Priesthood which was published in Sunstone Magazine. and a [...]

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Unpublished notes of Hugh Nibley – Charity

Hugh Nibley was known for scribbling down notes on 3 x 5 cards and filing them away for articles and [...]

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