Author: mormonwomen

President Nelson: Prophetic patterns and principles

I stumbled on a website that invites people to read President Nelson’s talks since his calling as an apostle. (I found this website before hearing of Sister Andersen’s effort to read all of President Nelson’s talks, but was even more energized about engaging in this effort after hearing Elder Andersen’s talk.) The owner of the site has curated a list of all of those talks, and I thought I’d give reading the talks a try. (I love watching for patterns that happen between different leaders of a current time, across different leaders over decades/centuries of time and within the...

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“A Rush of Revelation”

“To paraphrase Ralph Waldo Emerson, the most memorable moments in life are those in which we feel the rush of revelation.” – Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, April 1, 2018 What an amazing “rush of revelation” members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints experienced this weekend! As I listened to Elder Holland also say, “What a prophet!” my heart felt like it would burst. After the conference sessions were over, my husband said something like, “We’re going to need to work to keep up with President Nelson!” (For those not of our faith, he’s 93, but you...

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“Good Friday” — an original poem

Many thanks to Khwima Gondwe for being willing to share this poem that she wrote for Good Friday. It helped me prepare my mind and spirit for Easter. Good Friday They called it Good Friday Even though there was a lot of injustice Betrayal, false accusations, emotional and physical abuse Rejection and abandonment by loved ones Loneliness in His greatest hour of need Mockery, bullying, humiliation and finally Crucifixion Yet it was called ‘Good Friday’ I spent this week reflecting: Why was it ‘Good’? Because in the midst of all that was bad In the midst of the pain...

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General Conference weekend! #ldsconf

It’s a special weekend for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Every six months (the first weekend of April and October), Mormons gather virtually and in person to listen to our prophet and apostles and other general leaders of the Church in General Conference. General Conference consists of four two-hour general sessions (two on Saturday and two on Sunday) and an evening session on Saturday night (one for boys and men 12 and older in April and one for girls and women 8 and older in October). For those who aren’t members of the Church,...

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