"Written by Wendy Ulrich"
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The Difference Between Priesthood Power and Priesthood Authority (and How Women and Men Can Access Both)

by Wendy Ulrich, excerpted from "Live Up to Our Privileges: Women, Power, and Priesthood" | April 23, 2019 | Makes You Think

Priesthood power is more than priesthood authority. With priesthood authority  (authorization through ...

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The Shared Meaning in Christ and Eve's Names + How the Savior Fully Knows What Women Experience

by Wendy Ulrich, excerpted from "Live Up to Our Privileges: Women, Power, and Priesthood" | April 13, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Temple ordinances teach us symbolically about who Christ is and who we are and can become. Women who often ...

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What My Friend's Unsolved Murder Taught Me About Christ's Power to Deliver Us from Evil

by Wendy Ulrich, adapted from "Let God Love You: Why We Don't, How We Can" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One of the most distressing phone calls I ever received came late one evening while my husband, Dave, fairl...

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What It Means to Be the "Bride of Christ" + How to Build a Lasting Relationship with God

by Wendy Ulrich, excerpted from "Let God Love You: Why We Don't, How We Can" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I’ll admit it: sometimes I get tired of the scriptures referring so extensively to men, and I wish I didn’t...

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3 Ways to Combat Shame + the Difference Between Guilt and Shame and Why It Matters

by Wendy Ulrich, adapted from "Weakness Is Not Sin" | Makes You Think

Godly sorrow, or mature guilt, is a constructive emotion. We are  guilty of sin, and so feeling  ...

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The Beautiful Truth the Spirit Told One Woman Overwhelmed by Her Weaknesses and Imperfections

by Wendy Ulrich, adapted from "Habits of Happiness" | Mormon Life

With all the emphasis in the scriptures on repentance, worrying about our weaknesses has almost become a na...

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6 Ways God's Grace Turns Our Weaknesses into Strengths

by Dr. Wendy Ulrich, excerpted from "Weakness Is Not Sin" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In response to our humility about our weakness, God offers to “make weak things become strong” unto us (Eth...

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How We Can Let Go of Anxiety, Guilt, and Shame and Love Ourselves Now—Mistakes and All

by Wendy Ulrich, adapted from "Forgiving Ourselves: Getting Back Up When We Let Ourselves Down" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Although Latter-day Saints are among the best people I know, they are also among the most self-critical. To...

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How an Unanswered Childhood Prayer Strengthened Me as My Mother Was Dying

by Wendy Ulrich, excerpted from "Let God Love You" | Makes You Think

When I was about 5 years old, someone gave me a small, iridescent butterfly pin with hinged wings that form...

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2 Reasons We Don't Let God Love Us (and How We Can)

by Wendy Ulrich, adapted from Let God Love You: Why We Don't, How We Can | Makes You Think

We learn who we are and what we can expect from others in the context of relationships. Some of what we lea...