Zelophehad’s Daughters

A One-Hour Block for the Holidays

Posted by Ziff

What meetings does your ward or branch typically hold when Christmas in on a Sunday? Do you have all three hours of meetings, or just sacrament meeting? Or is there some other arrangement?

A Very Worthy Cause

Posted by ZD

Judith Dushku and Eliza Dushku are attempting to raise $30,000 to build a healing center for former child soldiers in Uganda. For more information, including how you can donate (and be entered in the ultimate Feminist Mormon Housewives raffle), see fMhLisa’s post.

From the Archives: Christmas Traditions, Christmas Memories

Posted by Kiskilili

(originally posted in December 2006) One of my family’s more unique Christmas traditions ordinarily takes place sometime between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. We call it simply “the Catastrofeast.” In short, everyone collects unusual recipes they’ve never tried and we go wild. (Creating fine cuisine does not seem to run in our family; just […]

My Feminist Beginning: The Joseph Smith Seminar

Posted by Apame

It has always intrigued me to hear about people’s “realization moments”–for it seems that, often, women and men come to understand feminism in a sudden moment in time when it became clear, or a series of common events that string together to form the sentence, “Something is not right here.” I have these moments, and […]

Things to Like in the CHI

Posted by Ziff

A few years ago, I wrote a post asking why the Church Handbook of Instructions (CHI) wasn’t available to rank-and-file members. And now, bowing to the strength of my arguments ;), the Church has gone ahead and published the newest revision of the CHI (well, Handbook 2, at least) on its new website.

Presiding: Pink vs. Blue

Posted by Kiskilili

Actually, there are three kinds of presiding. At least.  The Chicken Patriarch may have crossed the road to get to his other preside, but his wife occupies yet a third space vis-a-vis this most vexed of terms.  Or so it would appear from the model laid out by Elder Oaks. There’s a lot of blurring of […]