Sunday, April 14, 2013

Lesson Recap: We Are Women of God

We had a great lesson today by Mary Harris that focused on two talks given by Sister Sheri L. Dew: We Are Women of God and Are You The Woman I Think You Are? 

It is so ennobling and wonderful for us as women to be able to participate in the gospel and be Women of God. Here's an awesome quote from the latter talk: 
This is a day when the adversary has launched an all-out attack against womanhood, because he knows—he absolutely knows—that the influence of a righteous woman is enormous and that it spans generations. He would have us be disinterested in marriage and motherhood, confused by the world’s view of men and women, too harried by the pace of life to really live the gospel and to let it penetrate our souls. At all costs, he wants to keep us at arm’s length from Jesus Christ. For if we don’t come unto Christ, meaning that we never turn our lives over to Him, we will go through our probation here on our own rather than experiencing what the Savior promised when He said, “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." 
And, from the former: 
It is by letting the world go and coming unto Christ that we increasingly live as women of God. We were born for eternal glory. Just as faithful men were foreordained to hold the priesthood, we were foreordained to be women of God. We are women of faith, virtue, vision, and charity who rejoice in motherhood and in womanhood and in the family. We are not panicked about perfection, but we are working to become more pure. And we know that in the strength of the Lord we can do all righteous things because we have immersed ourselves in His gospel.
Have an awesome Sunday evening ladies!

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Upcoming Lesson: April 14

Hello Sisters!

This Sunday's lesson will be given by the lovely Mary Harris. The lesson will be based on the talk "We are Women of God" by Sheri Dew. In preparation for this lesson Mary has asked that you read it and ask yourself these questions:

What is my heart set on (as evidenced by my daily activities)?

How do I live as a Woman of God each day?

What are some things that I personally can do to come out of the world and come closer to Christ?

We love you sisters and hope that you have a wonderful end-of-the-week!

The RS Presidency

Sunday, April 7, 2013

General Conference!

We hope you all enjoyed watching conference this weekend! If you missed any talks, you can access them online here. Have a great rest of your Sunday!