Zelophehad’s Daughters

Thought Experiement: Giftedness at Church

Posted by Eve

OK, just for fun and just because I can’t seem to stop talking today, I’m going to propose a thought-experiment in the form of a bunch of related questions.

The Trouble with Giftedness

Posted by Eve

A recent thread at Segullah got me, yet again, contemplating my reservations about giftedness.

Greeks Bearing Giftedness

Posted by Kiskilili

“And also he hath need to repent, for I, the Lord, am not well pleased with him, for he seeketh to excel and he is not sufficiently meek before me.” D&C 58:41 “Pride is ugly. It says, ‘If you succeed, I am a failure.’” Ezra Taft Benson When I was a kid, I longed desperately […]


Posted by Eve

I was that proverbial and justly despised snot-nose, a gifted child. I remember being separated out from my kindergarten class with a few others into a special group for those of us already reading. I remember taking what I’m now sure was an I.Q. test at the end of first grade, sitting on a large […]