Are Mormons Happy?


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Are Mormons Happy?

Wheat & Tares is pleased to feature today’s guest post. Mormons clearly value happiness on Earth, and they have the pithy quotes to prove it.  If...

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Emotional Labor


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by: hawkgrrrl

Emotional Labor

“Women are just better at that stuff.”  This is a phrase often used to wash one’s hands of an unpleasant task.  It reminds me...

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New Revelation in the Community of Christ


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New Revelation in the Community of Christ

Here is another guest post by Rich Brown, a member of the Community of Christ. It used to be that World Conference delegates in...

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Understanding Title IX and BYU


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by: Guest Author

Understanding Title IX and BYU

There has been a good deal of discussion about Title IX recently.  This guest post explains just what Title IX is and how the...

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Natural Consequences


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by: Kristine A

Natural Consequences

An overarching sense of justice runs through Mormon beliefs. “And thus we see” is usually followed by a nightmare scenario for those who weren’t...

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Compassion, Gaslighting and You


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by: Stephen Marsh

Compassion, Gaslighting and You

On creating the wrong perception. My blogging hiatus at Wheat and Tares came about when I was trying to write on being heard and avoiding...

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Mormon Feminism: An Anthology for the Ages


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by: hawkgrrrl

Mormon Feminism:  An Anthology for the Ages

“We began as a group of women talking about our lives.”  So begins the collection of essays that comprise Mormon Feminism:  Essential Writings (in the words of...

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Teachers who don’t Teach


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by: Guy Templeton

Teachers who don’t Teach

D&C 20:53-59 says, 53 The teacher’s duty is to watch over the church always, and be with and strengthen them; 54 And see that there is...

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What is Evil?


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by: Nate

What is Evil?

Terrorism…pornography…Donald Trump? Evil is a popular word these days in Mormon culture. But what is evil and what exactly do we mean when we say...

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