Zelophehad’s Daughters

General Conference Stories Where the Subtext Speaks to Me

Posted by Ziff

Often what I remember best about General Conference (other than controversial bit that are later argued in the Bloggernacle, of course) is the stories speakers tell. This probably isn’t surprising. A vivid story is likely more memorable for most people than an abstract discussion of Church doctrine or practice. But what might be unusual is […]

Making it Work

Posted by Apame

“Having a baby is like getting a tattoo on your face.  You have to be fully committed.”  ~ Eat Pray Love It was rainy yesterday.  And sometimes, when it’s rainy, all you want to do is wear pajamas and watch a movie like Eat Pray Love.  Paint your toenails.  Eat…yogurt? I don’t know. The point […]

Nacle Notebook 2010: Funny Comments

Posted by Ziff

Below is a list of some of the funniest comments I read in the Bloggernacle in 2010. Note that in most cases, I’ve taken excerpts from longer comments. Each commenter’s name is a link to the original comment (except for comments at Mormon Matters, which are no longer displayed at the site).

Warning: Reading this post may make you dumber

Posted by Ziff

Reading this post may make you dumber. Not (only) because of bad arguments I might make, but because you’re reading it on a computer.

How to Name Your Devil [updated]

Posted by Ziff

What name do Mormons most often use to refer to Satan? A few months ago, Julie M. Smith suggested in a post at T&S that we might be cutting back on naming him specifically as being responsible for evils in favor of blaming “the world.”