WOMEN

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Why a New BYU Study About Empowering Women to Speak Could Matter in Your Ward Councils and Families

by Morgan Jones | May 1, 2020 | Makes You Think

A group of BYU professors recently set out to examine the female experience in a top-10, predominately male...

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What “Having the Priesthood in Your Home” Meant to Me as a Single Woman

by Camille Fronk Olson, excerpted from “A Place to Belong” | March 11, 2020 | Makes You Think

Camille Fronk Olson is a professor emeritus of ancient scripture and former department chair at Brigham You...

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5 Things You (Maybe) Didn’t Know about Women in Church History

by McArthur Krishna with Bethany Spalding | March 5, 2020 | Fun Mormon Life

An informal survey from one of the Church historians found that almost no one could name five women from Ch...

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The Connection I Feel to the Unnamed Women in the Book of Mormon

by Ashley Mae Hoiland, excerpted from "A Place to Belong" | February 17, 2020 | Makes You Think

Ashley Mae (Ashmae) Hoiland received a BFA in painting and an MFA in creative writing from Brigham Young Un...

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How I Lost 40 Pounds Living the Word of Wisdom

by Jenny Spencer | December 19, 2019 | Makes You Think

This story originally ran on LDS Living in August 2014.  Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jenn...

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The Unusual Experiences That Led This Woman to Find a Home in the Gospel After Five Years

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

"Oh no, please don't let that be our coach," Audra thought as she watched a man walk through the parking lo...

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10 Latter-day Saint Women Breaking the "Mold"

by Alicia Soto | Mormon Life

There are over 7.1 million members of the Relief Society—the largest women's organization in the world. Tho...

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Missionary's Refugee Family Receives Incredible "Extreme Makeover" Home

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

Hakim Kambere wasn't there when his aunt, Anifah Barobi, collapsed, overwhelmed by their beautiful new home...

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President Ballard to Women: "We Should Not Question Each Other’s Choices or Inspiration"

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

"Women have remarkable influence," President M. Russell Ballard recently posted on Instagram. "You sisters ...

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When Herbert Hoover Praised the Women of the Church During WWI

by Sheri Dew, excerpted from "Women and the Priesthood" | Mormon Life

Latter-day Saint women have always been able to hold their own. The doctrine and practices of the Church re...