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Hawkgrrl Special on BCC

Post by mom3 » 20 Apr 2018, 14:09

I love Hawkgrrl's post. Pithy and to the point. Enjoy -

https://bycommonconsent.com/2018/04/20/ ... ore-105719
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Post by Ilovechrist77 » 20 Apr 2018, 14:22

Mom3, thanks for the reference. I really enjoy her Hawkgirl's comments and perspective. :thumbup: I'm not a feminist, but I support women's lib, so it would be great to see Heavenly Mother acknowledged a lot more in the church's doctrine and either see women get the priesthood or getting to bless the sick, like Joseph Smith gave to women.

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Post by dande48 » 20 Apr 2018, 15:43

At first I thought it said BBC, and got REALLY excited.

I always enjoy your comments, Hawkgirl. Thanks for sharing.
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Post by Roy » 22 Apr 2018, 09:07

Thank you for this Blog post Hawkgrrl. Thank you for linking to it Mom3.

Gender inequality in the church is very entrenched.
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Post by Curt Sunshine » 22 Apr 2018, 11:49

Yep. Hawk is good people. :D
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Post by DarkJedi » 22 Apr 2018, 12:55

Thanks for sharing, Mom (and Hawk). I've shared it with a couple people I think might benefit from it.
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