Heavenly Mother

May 09, 2019 09:00 AM MDT
Editor's note: This article was updated by LDS Living in January 2021.
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May 09, 2018 10:03 PM MDT
“The doctrine of a Heavenly Mother is a cherished and distinctive belief among Latter-day Saints,” the Church’s gospel topics essay “Mother in Heaven” reads.
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April 26, 2018 09:24 AM MDT
Many Latter-day Saints know the Hebrew word Elohim is used frequently in the Bible to reference God. But did you know this sacred title was also used to reference the pagan gods and spirits worshipped during biblical times?
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February 07, 2018 05:18 PM MST
"[Heavenly Mother] was inside these powerful and beloved scriptural heroines, and so She is inside of me. She is within all of us! When we reach deep into ourselves we will find Her there."
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January 27, 2018 04:47 PM MST
Editor's note: This article is part of a series on what the Church has actually taught about various topics. To read more about the Church’s teachings on cremation, garments, beards, and more, click here.
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By  LDS Living
November 01, 2017 11:02 AM MDT
In a recent LDS Perspectives podcast with LDS author Fiona Givens, Laura Hales discusses Givens' new book, The Christ Who Heals: How God Restored the Truth That Saves Us.
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May 09, 2017 10:29 PM MDT
Last summer Russell Stevenson sat down with Rachel Steenblik and Caitlin Connolly, two women who have studied the concept of a divine feminine—or Heavenly Mother.
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February 02, 2017 03:55 PM MST
When LDS author Mary Bell was contacted by Ariana Huffington, she received a message most writers would dream to hear: "We need your voice on the Huffington Post."
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November 17, 2016 04:02 PM MST
What part did our Heavenly Mother have in our creation? What relationship did She have with Adam and Eve? What is She like? All of these questions can be answered if we turn to the scriptures.
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September 14, 2016 07:35 PM MDT
Latter-day Saints' belief in a Heavenly Mother is at the core of our doctrine. "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" states simply, yet profoundly, "All human beings—male and female—are created in the image of God. Each is a beloved spirit son or daughter of heavenly parents, and, as such, each has a divine nature and destiny."
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By  LDS Living
August 17, 2016 09:00 AM MDT
Families are a very important part of the gospel. In the inspired, "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" we are taught, "The family is ordained of God," and, "Happiness in family life is most likely to be achieved when founded upon the teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ."
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January 30, 2016 03:45 PM MST
What profound and sweet insights into our Heavenly Mother and what prophets have said about her. To discover more truths, check out the Church's essay: "Mother in Heaven."
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January 22, 2016 07:59 PM MST
LDS musician Monica Scott recently released this gorgeous arrangement of the beloved Primary song "I Am a Child of Song" on YouTube set to tender moments that will probably bring tears to your eyes.
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January 15, 2016 01:10 PM MST
During fall 2015, the Church released a Gospel Topics Essay that addressed a topic that is not spoken of often within the Church—the reality of our Heavenly Mother. Withinthe essay, we learn that "the doctrine of a Heavenly Mother is a cherished and distinctive belief among Latter-day Saints" and that Church leaders have affirmed Her existence for over a century.
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December 01, 2015 03:22 PM MST
MR says: The existence of Heavenly Parents is foundational to our religion. See what the Church has said about one vital part of that unit, our Heavenly Mother.
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November 23, 2015 05:32 PM MST
MR says: Between church meetings, callings, FHEs and scripture study, service, home and visiting teaching, and all the other things we are asked to do as Latter-day Saints, it seems like the gospel can sometimes complicate or add stress to our lives. But, as President Uchtdorf taught us this past general conference, the gospel is beautiful in its simplicity. It works wonderfully and is designed to make our lives easier and fuller, not more stressful. Here are just seven ways the gospel makes our lives easier.
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October 23, 2015 07:44 PM MDT
The Church recently released two new Gospel Topics Essays that address the reality of our Heavenly Mother as well as the role of women within the Church.
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September 14, 2015 02:45 PM MDT
MR says: You might think you don’t have a testimony, but in fact, you always have. Find out other important truths that you know from premortal life but may have forgotten along the way.
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