Orson Scott Card

Guessing can harm marriages

Why do marriages break up? Arguments about the children, about money, about religion, about sex; all these things are true, and all are incomplete. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2011

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What to do about the FOG

We're heading into the Christmas season, so all around us are images of that red-suited Figure of Giving (FOG), who shall remain nameless here in order not to wreck... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2011

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Grateful for hard times? Wealth is not the reward for righteousness

In my last column, I mentioned that there's a stanza in Emily H. Woodmansee's poem "As Sisters in Zion" that I wish we could add as a fourth verse in the next edition... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2011

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A devotional memoir offers big life lessons

"The best preacher," wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson, "deals his life to the people; life passed through the fire of thought." Read more »

Nov. 16, 2011

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Singing together is inspirational — and aspirational

I was visiting in the Westwood 2nd Ward in Los Angeles a few weeks ago, a Mormon village I have been visiting off and on for years whenever I visit my cousins. Read more »

Nov. 3, 2011

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Magical thinking is not the plan

The grief you can understand. When a spouse breaks the marriage, when a grownup child repudiates the gospel, it comes as a shock, as a loss, and where there was love,... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2011

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