It was a wonderful 2 weeks of conference. The Women's Broadcast and
Priesthood Meeting was enjoyed by my wife and I together. I couldn't help
but think that while a few women and men were focused on demonstrating their
need for women to being ordained to the priesthood, nearly all women and men in
the church were learning to be better disciples of Christ. What a contrast.
The latter group were likely far better fed and lifted. I'm so grateful to
a member of a church run by Jesus Christ himself. And I'm grateful that
those chosen to administer his work by his hand and mouth and so in tune. And
I'm grateful that so many members of the church are also in tune.
As I wipe the tears from eyes after reading this article, my memories go back to
my wonderful Mother. I think of her love and council when I was a teenager
living in a community where for a while we were the only members of that church
in that Community. However, leaving on a date I always got this "remember
who you are" She has been gone for over 50 years, but her council and love
are still with me.
Good and beautiful advice for women, although I’m sure someone will try to
twist it around to be a manifestation of the alleged sexism of which the Church
is frequently accused, though the vast majority of women in the Church love it
in the same way that this author does. This is the result of filling one’s
heart and mind with joy and love, instead of the hatred, jealousy, and cynicism
that the secular world and its ideologies would have us pollute our souls with