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The Friday Four, Part 147
~1~ Once again, my heart is heavy because of tragic events this week. So I'm just doing light-hearted stuff here today. Like Star Trek meets Monty Python: ~2~ And talking animals are always good for a laugh: ~3~ Whitney Avalon just released the newest Princ...

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The Friday Four, Part 146
~1~ I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Mine was full of delicious food, lots of family, a cat nap or two, and fun board games. And now, time to break out the Christmas music!!! ~2~ The very first book review I published on this blog was for Rache...

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The Friday Four, Part 145
~1~ Yeah, I know I missed last week. I actually had one all written, but I was (well, still am) processing a particularly fraught topic in that post and I'm not ready for it to be out for public consumption yet, so you'll just have to wait... ~2~ And yeah, ...

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The Friday Four, Part 143
~1~ Late last night I learned of a policy change in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . I avoid posting knee-jerk responses to controversial issues. I generally try to take time to read and study and ponder and pray and work to understand diff...

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The Friday Four, Part 142
~1~ Happy Halloween! ~2~ The staff at  Sesame Street has always worked toward making the show inclusive of diversity of every stripe, and I'm glad that they are still striving for that goal. Sesame Street recently released a series of videos highlighting ch...

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The Friday Four, Part 141
~1~ If you saw my Friday Four last week, or follow me on Facebook, you'll know that I recently spent five days in Salt Lake City (and two long days in my van) to participate in the Parliament of the World's Religions . It was an incredible experience! From ...

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The Friday Four, Part 139
~1~ It just so happened that my post-surgical self-imposed exile-from-most-human-interaction fell over General Conference weekend. (For those unfamiliar with this event, twice annually the leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gather in...

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Book Review: Year of Plenty by Craig L. Goodwin
Two and a half years ago, during the inaugural SpokaneFaVS Faith Feast , I had the chance to glut myself on dozens of delicious desserts at Millwood Presbyterian Church . After getting stuffed on appetizers and entrees at more exotic locales (a Muslim mosqu...

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Book Review: Daughters of Light by Carol Lynn Pearson
In this slim but important volume, first published in 1973, the inestimable Carol Lynn Pearson gathers dozens of accounts of women in the early Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints using their spiritual gifts. What a powerful spiritual heritage we ha...

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The Friday Four, Part 138
~1~ For the past several months, my friend Lauren Ard and I have been working on a project called General Conference Sisters . With the help of a few other volunteers, we read through every single talk given by a woman in LDS General Conference (more than 3...
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