Friday, April 24, 2009

The Exponent

So many wonderful things are happening in my life on a day to day basis that it's hard to sometimes sit back and take it all in...but I'm trying!

One of the highlights has been an invitation to be a permanent contributor to the online forum of the Exponent II magazine. 

I got SUCH a thrill today to see my name and photo on the site (take a look! just scroll down to the end of the list of contributors and you'll see me!). I'm part of something I love and believe in and that is valuable for women everywhere!

Here's a description:

We have begun this blog in an effort to support the Exponent IImagazine, which for years has provided a forum for Mormon women to openly and compassionately share their diverse experiences with each other. Begun in 1974 in the midst of the women’s movement, this independent Mormon women’s magazine continues to feature personal essays which often highlight women’s concerns.

As the Exponent II website states, “The purpose of Exponent II is to provide a forum for Mormon women to share their life experiences in an atmosphere of trust and acceptance. This exchange allows us to better understand each other and shape the direction of our lives. Our common bond is our connection to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and our commitment to women. We publish Exponent II as a living history in celebration of the strength and diversity of women.”

Just as Exponent II frequently quoted and republished original articles from The Women’s Exponent, this blog will frequently feature seminal articles from the Exponent II. We hope that LDS women and Exponent II readers will share their insights and reactions so that we might empower each other through our diverse experiences.

5 comments:

Michelle said...

That's exciting news D'Arcy! I'm excited to read your words of wisdom.

Rowena said...

Congratulations. It made me smile to hear about good things happening in your life.

Kristan said...

Congrats, that's awesome! Sounds like a great magazine. :)

Pseudonymous High School Teacher said...

I'm happy for you D'Arcy ; -)

G said...

woot woot woot woot!!