"Written by Eva Witesman"

Eva Witesman: Is Mother's Day Only for Those Who Have Borne Children?

by Eva Witesman | May 7, 2020

What does it mean that Eve was called the mother of all living before she had children —before, some suspec...


Eva Witesman: 4 Ways to Avoid "Sleeping through the Restoration"

by Eva Witesman | April 1, 2020 | Makes You Think

In the priesthood session of the April 2014 general conference, then-President Dieter F. Uchtdorf posed a q...


Eva Witesman: Why I Love the "Raucous Reverence" of Our Family's Nativity Reenactment

by Eva Witesman | December 12, 2019

Every Christmas, my family reads the story of Jesus’ birth from the second chapter of Luke. Before we start...


Eva Witesman: Wearing White to a Baptism

by Eva Witesman | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We pulled into the parking stall 10 minutes early for the baptism. As we prepared to get out, we saw that r...


Eva Witesman: Of Signs, Prayers, and Puppies

by Eva Witesman | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As I watch the fledgling faith of my children grow, it is hard to teach the parallel truths that miracles a...


Eva Witesman: Are We Looking for Magic When We Should Be Looking for Miracles?

by Eva Witesman

We are a people of miracles. Every week, perhaps every day, we read stories of miraculous events in the scr...


Why Strong Mormon Women Stay in the Church

by Eva Witesman | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Why do strong women stay in the Church? I cannot answer this question for anyone else. But I can answer it...