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11 Comments

  1. I’d be happy to contribute sometime. If you have a need that you’d like filled, just let me know.

  2. Dear Sisters,
    I have just discovered your site and would like to share with all the Sisters how much I have grown to know and experience the Great Power of Sisterhood whilst serving 24 years in my various Stake callings. My (last) as 1st Councillor in the stake Presidency: We loved our Sisters…. Their love and service knew NO bounds, I personally revere Sisterhood and show by example my love and respect for every Sister; In closing may I thank you all for all that you do…Thank You Geoffrey…Erina NSW Australia.

  3. Me interesa mucho participar en este gran esfuerzo por dar a conocer el estilo de vida de mujeres santos de los últimos días, tengo muchas cosas que decir y compartir sobre el tema ya que soy una mujer con 35 años de ser miembro de la Iglesia, he tenido muchas vivencias y sobre todo, muchos testimonios y milagros en mi vida, gracias por abrir este espacio… Norma

  4. Cindy Newton

    I am a Mormon Female and I am proud of my heritage I choose to be one because of my beliefs for one I have read the book of Mormon and it is a true book and then I am choosing to be married for time and all eternity with my husband and be sealed together that is our beliefs you are in service to others Every night before we go to bed we kneel together and have family prayer. We also read from the scriptures as a family. I believe that one of the responsibilities I have as a mother is to make our home a place where our children can feel that they have some spiritual guidance and support. On Monday evenings each week we have Family Home Evening. During this hour or so, we play games, have a short spiritual lesson, make treats, and sing songs together. My Husband and I are best friends. My own parents and her parents were great examples to us. We feel that we are good examples to our grown children and their spouses. We try to live what we believe so our sincere faith can be seen by our family members. We hope they will foster as much love for our Father and the Savior as we have and that we will never be a reason for them to avoid finding their path to eternal life with their families

  5. Lorine Taylor

    Why do I choose to be a Mormon woman.

    I have thought about this for some time, trying to find the right words. I was born & raised a Mormon. But it isn’t the whole reason I am a Mormon woman. Being a Mormon woman has given me fulfillment in my life. I am the wife to a active Priesthood holder who treats me as an equal partner on our marriage. I am the mother of 4 daughters & 4 sons. Being a Mormon woman has given me tools to teach & raise these daughters & sons to be fine responsible women & men. Even when we have had problems with some of these children, being a Mormon woman has given me an understand & a hope to deal better with these problems. Being a Mormon woman has given me opportunities to develop abilities & talents I never would have guessed I had. By fulfilling Church callings I have learns to give talks, teach classes, lead music, write programs, lead organizations, work with other people to make wonderful things happen. I am not downtrodden or surpressed by being a Mormon woman. I am a partner with my husband & my Heavenly Father to bring these 8 children into this world & to raise them. I know that my Heavenly Father loves me as an individual. He knows what I am capable to doing & being. He wants the best for me and helps me to be able to acquire the best. That doesn’t necessarily mean the best of world possessions but the very best in the world to come. I love being able to serve my Savior & my Heavenly Father by serving his sons & daughters here. I find great peace & comfort in the path I am on. I wish that all the women of the world could know & feel the comfort & peace & confidence that come from knowing that their Heavenly Father knows them & loves them.

  6. Beverly Crowter

    Why do I choose to be a Mormon woman?
    I joined the Church aged 17 because I knew it was the true church of Jesus Christ. I feel empowered as a Mormon woman. Empowered to be who I really am, to achieve my potential in family, education, employment, service, the arts. There is so much of beauty and joy in this life, that Heavenly Father wants us to experience.
    I love the sisterhood I share with other Mormon women. To support one another in our greatest joys and deepest sorrows.

  7. I created a blog with the intent to help others like myself who have struggled with depression and/or anxiety. I share some of my personal experiences and things that I’ve learned through the healing process and the gift of the atonement.
    I would love the opportunity to help others who are also fighting the battle of these mental disorders, which are so often misunderstood. I would love the opportunity to contribute to the “Mormon Women” website in hopes of helping other individuals discover light and hope as they strive to find healing from the trial of mental illness. Thank you for the great website!

  8. I’m a little confused on how to submit content. Do you have be featured in order to have content on the site? Where do you submit?

  9. mormonwomen

    Amber, thanks for your interest in submitting, and sorry it was a little confusing. You can just send your submission to us at gmail, username ‘mormonwomen.’

    Looking forward to hearing from you!

  10. Scott

    I am an LDS man who dearly loves the LDS women in my life. I far too often feel great pain for stress, emotional anguish and burdens they carry as a result of the wounds they have suffered.

    The wounds I speak of are the emotional ones. You know, the ones that are more difficult to see for they are more easily hid. They are the type which strong and faithful women are able to keep safely buried for years, for the most part anyway.

    These wounds unfortunately usually came at the hands or lips of their own fathers. Not necessarily through sexual or physical abuse, but often merely through his unavailability, his business, her invisibility or his inattentiveness. No matter what the cause, far too many young women grow into adulthood never having been convinced as a child of their absolute beauty in the eyes of their father. They have instead learned the world’s methods to find this validation, makeup, diets, clothing trends, etc. Unfortunately again, these miss the mark and do little to bring inner confidence or assurance that these women are beautiful in the ways that matter.

    Sadly too, because of their fathers’ faltering best efforts, these little girls grew into women uncertain that anyone would ever protect them from those many things which go bump in the night, and day. There is a real and deep seeded reason why so many stories and movies succeed based on the topics of the hero rescuing the beauty and of her eventually sharing that beauty with the one she loves. Again, Hollywood perverts all good things, and they have with this to. True, women yearn to be fought for, desire to share in an adventure and hopes to eventually feel safe and secure enough with one with whom they can share their beauty with, but the physical side of this Hollywood focuses so much on is only one out of many parts of this.

    Why, if having Hollywood’s definition of beauty and sharing in that together is supposed to equate to happiness, do most Hollywood weddings or relationships end almost as soon as they start? Truly there is more beauty to unveil than merely the physical and there is certainly more to be desired than that as well.

    While many do not recognize it and still others would not admit it, men want more and have a God planted need for more than a pretty face and shapely figure in a wife. He needs and wants to drink regularly from each of the fountains of beauty she can offer him. Be it her creativity, her joy for life, her tenderness with children, or even her bluntness when called for.

    But since so many women were never validated as children, were never shown that men would defend her, be there for her or cared to really see her and understand her and love her unconditionally through her sad times, angry times, rejected times and so many more, she has had to learn how to cope the best way she can. And how does she cope? Largely by using the world’s tools of “Busyness” to keep from having too much time to think about all those sad and fearful feelings. Or the old standby of “Independence.” By convincing her that she doesn’t need anyone and that she can make it on her own, she is able to move forward through life relatively safe. Invulnerable to further disappointments from the failures or inadequacies of others; especially those she lets in closer to her heart.

    But therein is the master of deceptions’ big lie. It is not in protecting our vulnerabilities that we find safety, peace, love, security, strength or happiness. And it is not in guarding our emotionally wounded heart where we find healing either. But in precisely the opposite manner.

    Now I’m not suggesting we go blindly out into the cruel cold world of strangers and start baring our souls, seeking understanding for our deepest emotional pains and heartaches. But, from personal experience with myself and my own loved ones I have observed first hand the transformative/healing power which is available to him or her who will dig deep down to those painful places in the heart. The tearful sharing, understanding, reverence, grieving and healing which is available for such courage is well worth the risk such vulnerability requires.

    And speaking from personal experience, I know I have not always been perfectly safe to share such things with. And I know that my own wounds have often led me to defend myself, when understanding was all which was sought. And there were times when the best I could muster was to see my dear one’s pain, then immediately attempt to fix the source of that pain through what ever means of logic or reasoning I could come up on the spot. Not the best way of responding for sure, but to avoid sharing and addressing our wounds, in order to avoid all potential of imperfect responses, only leads to no healing of our wounds. At least by being vulnerable, taking a chance with those most likely to give their best efforts, we have a chance at healing, of connection and progress.

    Now in closing, I realize that I am just a guy, writing from a purely personal viewpoint to women coming from many varied backgrounds. But I have a strong sense that each of us have much more in common than we might ever realize. And it is that common heritage, that birthright if you will, which leads me to believe this, unless we seek and find the courage to become more vulnerable to those closest to us we have little hope in ever resolving the personal inadequacies and fears which so often serve as the primary motivators in our lives. And unless we realize that it is our enemy, even satan, who has been telling us to avoid such connection and such vulnerability, in order to stay safe, secure and independent, what we will get out of life will be just that; independence.

    I don’t know about anyone else, but I know I came to earth to form connections, to become part of a forever family, to take chances and risk pain in order to improve my chances of finding growth, learning and a depth in relationships upon which eternal relationships could be formed. And the tears in my eyes right tell me that this is something I want right now more than anything this world could possible offer me. I pray Heavenly Father’s love to reside in my heart, my marriage and my home and upon each of you desiring similar blessings in your life.

  11. Bill Partridge

    I have written six or seven books. I am pursuing Elder Hollands advice to “…dream dreams and see visions and work toward their realization…” I am collecting short stories coming from “between the lines” of the Book of Mormon. I have already collected 20 stories and I have found that women seem to have more interest, or time, or talents to participate in this dream. I have around 100 more events in the Book of Mormon that would love to be created from events contained therein. These stories range from five pages to thirty. This is not a way to earn lots of money. This is an opportunity for anyone to write, create, and enjoy writing just for the love of doing so. If someone is interest in knowing more, asking questions, or just wants to receive a subject and begin writing, please have them send me an email.

    Some of the stories that I have currently are: Story of the 24 Lamanite daughters who were kidnapped, Story of Abish, Journey of Lehi’s family across the seas, Zoram’s story, etc.

    The writers of these stories must have a strong love of the Book of Mormon, and must have read it many times.

    If there is somewhere else you would suggest I go to find writers who may be interested in pursuing this dream with me, please let me know. Thanks.

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