Category Relief Society

Happy 175 Relief Society!

Last year we really outdid ourselves learning about the history of the Relief Society at out ward RS Birthday party. This year, we decided to take advantage of the incredible city we live in and discover what nuggets of women’s hi[her]story we were sitting on top of. For your viewing pleasure, here are a couple […]

Concluding the 85 Day Book of Mormon challenge

My heart is full this evening! The week that has gone by at the conclusion of our Book of Mormon challenge has been speckled with emails, messages and social media posts from our girls, each expressing their gratitude for the Book of Mormon, and the things they learned from their study of it. In Relief […]

An Ensign to the Nations, a Light to the World

I’m so excited to be studying from the Teachings of Gordon B. Hinckley in Relief Society this year. For the first time, I’m flipping through a manual of lessons that I actually remember first-hand. This is how all of the old ladies in my childhood wards learned in Sunday lessons… needless to say… I’m feeling […]

The Book of Mormon and Me: launching our 85 day reading challenge

One of the many annoying habits I am cursed with is that I like to sneak a peek at the last few pages of a book before I start to read it. I think I get a kick out of it because I feel like it gives me some kind of control in a world […]

Our Relief Society Birthday Celebration

It’s a little overdue, but in March we celebrated the Relief Society’s 174th birthday by throwing a party for our Relief Society group. We had each of our committees host exhibition tables that showed what work they did in the Relief Society and community as a whole, and our decorations reflected women who our girls […]

He did straighten them in the wilderness

I love the way Nephi teaches of Moses’ people as they journeyed in the wilderness (1 Nephi 17):   Nephi has an opportunity to liken the Jews’ toil in the wilderness to that of his brethren, who also find themselves absolved from a land of tribulation (Jerusalem) and left to be rule-makers themselves. Though the […]

Days to love one another

 My gorgeous friend slipped me this note on Valentine’s Day.  How could she have known how needed her words were to me at that time? I suppose there’s only one way, and it’s the spirit. I’m grateful for friends who have that relationship with their father in heaven that permits them to speak for Him […]