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Tried and True: The Scientific Method

Any science experiment requires multiple trials in order to test the consistency of results. So shared BYU Chemistry Professor Jennifer B. Nielson at a BYU Devotional last month. When I heard her explain “experiment” this way and apply this definition … Continue reading

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An Eternal Perspective of Special Needs

I was really excited to come across this resource the other day on the website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, geared towards knowing how to include and reach out to those with special needs. Six months … Continue reading

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Stronger Together

Faith, grace, love, prayer, strength. I’ve come to better understand these topics over the past year because of a dear friend. A friend who, in fact, is not of my Mormon faith. Her faith has strengthened mine, and I hope … Continue reading

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Helping Children Develop Faith in God

A year ago I attended a workshop on religious diversity. There were many different people there, such as Buddhists, Christians, Muslims, Atheists, and even people who didn’t know what they believed or what to believe. At the beginning we were … Continue reading

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When Big, Bad Things Happen

On Memorial Day weekend 2008 Annie, Ben, Jack (aged 3), and Lila (aged 3 1/2 months) left Brooklyn for a weekend trip to North Carolina, Ben’s hometown. They never came back. What happened isn’t quite as ominous as it sounds, … Continue reading

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Healing from Abuse

It is hard for me to blatantly admit this, but I am a victim of multiple kinds of abuse from multiple people. I don’t share this lightly or even for attention. I share this because I know how hard abuse … Continue reading

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The Truth about Mormonism and Women

By Steve P. In speculating what Mitt Romney would do now that the election was over, a university professor commented to one of my Mormon friends that “Well, whatever Mitt and Ann decide to do, it will be up to … Continue reading

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Media Attention Misses the Heart of Mormonism

The plethora of articles I’ve been seeing on the web lately about Mormons are missing a very vital something.  They range from how Mormons try to keep the rules and stay cool, how we are leaving the church, our strangest … Continue reading

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Being Mormon on Tatooine

If you don’t understand the last word in my title, congratulations. You are not a nerd. I, on the other hand, am a nerd, and I was delighted to read in the Wall Street Journal that a planet has been … Continue reading

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LSAT Preparation and Faith

God knows better than anyone else that we need to make a living. In fact, God’s command is that “if any would not work, neither should he eat” Continue reading

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