Category Womanhood

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 […]

Preserve & protect the family

I taught Relief Society today and it was one of those lessons where I was just so happy to hear the wisdom, observations and testimonies of the women there. I associate with world class women, I really do. They’re young and they’re brilliant. They’re figuring life out and they’re learning and failing and forgiving and […]

The Sealing Ordinance

[Preface]   I love the nature of the First Sunday of the month in Relief Society. It’s a time when we as a presidency get to pray together and reason together about what we want to teach. We base the topic on something that we feel the women in our stewardship may be in need […]

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 […]

What can I do to receive the priesthood in my life?

A Samaritan woman left her village to journey to a water-well, which served the surrounding villages. Women typically journeyed there to collect water for their households in the early morning and the late afternoon. Women would use the water to clean their homes and families, feed and even assist in healing their families aliments. The […]

Mary Declares: Master

I’ve been giving a great deal of thought lately to Mary Magdalene. My best friend from college to the present day says that Magdalene is her scripture heroine, and as with most things Anna comes out with, I considered it a very wise and admirable choice. I have been thinking of Mary a lot since […]

Not What I Think of Myself

I have a list of things to do a mile long today, so today’s thought will be brief, which makes me feel ROBBED, because this talk at women’s conference was profound and so sweet to me. Sister Carol F. McConkie’s talk was preceded by this spotlight:     When Lisa realises she is being honoured […]