On Women and Men: Can't We Just Get Along

I love women. I love womanhood. I am constantly amazed and humbled by the beauty, power, and glory of a woman. It is a powerful and profoundly Celestial thing. I am blessed to be married to a woman who glows with this goodness and power. Her strength and goodness make our family work. I was born to a woman with the same qualities. My sisters, and sisters-in-law are the same way. As a bishop, I was honored to work alongside inspired women leaders who were a great blessing to our ward.

I also think manhood and masculinity are wonderful things. There is every bit the majesty and grandeur in a righteous man as there is in a righteous woman. It's different, but it's there and every bit as wonderful. Men were designed to do different things, to serve different functions and to fill different roles. They aren't just flawed women. They were meant to think differently, to feel differently, and to act differently.

Consequently, it should be no surprise that they do.

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