21st Century Gods: a Competition


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by: Nate

21st Century Gods: a Competition

I recently watched a few highly entertaining youtube videos of Richard Dawkins debating various creationists. It struck me that Dawkins acts like an evangelical...

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Interview with Julie Smith


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by: Stephen Marsh

Interview with Julie Smith

What has blogging been like? I’ve blogged at Times and Seasons for over a decade. It has changed a lot–most of the energy and...

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10 Things That Will Kill You Faster than Diet Coke


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by: hawkgrrrl

10 Things That Will Kill You Faster than Diet Coke

Noticing how tired I was one morning for my workout, my personal trainer asked if I drink coffee or tea which he was recommending...

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Memorial Day Traditions


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by: Mormon Heretic

Memorial Day Traditions

The last Monday in May is known as Memorial Day in the United States. Originally called Decoration Day, it was started in 1868 as...

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Stuck in a Calling


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by: Guy Templeton

Stuck in a Calling

Our ward recently split.  One of my neighbors was called into the Bishop’s Office where they said, “We feel inspired to call you as...

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A Modest Letter to My Daughter


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by: Kristine A

young woman looking into a mirror

We are entering the peak season of the hell that is our culture’s rhetorical modesty war. Modesty is something that is being debated ad...

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Emphasising Sabbath Observance


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by: Hedgehog

Emphasising Sabbath Observance

How important is the Sabbath to you? At our recent stake conference the visiting area authority 70, Elder Charles, spoke about the Sabbath*. He...

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O Say, What is Doubt?


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by: hawkgrrrl

O Say, What is Doubt?

E. Bednar’s recent comments disparaging doubt (in an innovative youth meeting with a Q&A) seem to imply a different definition of the word than...

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Football, CTE, and Agency


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by: Mormon Heretic

Football, CTE, and Agency

Athletes, especially football players, have been involved in some high-profile violent incidents. Dec 16, 2009.  Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry had a domestic...

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