Category: women

The Lost Teachings of Jesus on the Sacred Place of Women Review

Several years ago I went on a quest to better understand ...

How does the “World” teach me to be a Christian?

When I consider the cultures described in the scope of New ...

Mormon Women’s Involvement with the Sacred: Reflections on Kris Wright’s Lecture on Bread, Water, Oil, and Cloth

On Thursday, September 12th I had the opportunity to hear Kris ...

To Mormon Moms Dealing with Depression or Anxiety

This guest post was submitted by Beca Mark to educate and ...

Truth Eternal Tells Me I’ve a Mother There

From our Separating Culture from Doctrine series, an ongoing series addressing ...

The Unlikely Gift

Mothers-in-law get a bad rap.  Luckily for me, my sons-in-love think ...

What Would Marjorie Do?

Published long ago in a galaxy far, far away... A week or ...

Becoming Mother

This guest essay by Mary C. Stelter was submitted for our series on ...

How Do We Show Mothers Their Value?

Potted flowers and chocolate are popular gifts given to women on ...

Other Mothers

The sacred calling of mother is conferred upon women by both ...

Learning to Be Okay With (and Maybe Love) Mother’s Day

"I hate Mother's Day." I did not say this, but I have ...

The Mother Well

Our friend and frequent guest author Stephanie Dibb Sorensen joins us ...

The Gift of Giving Life

For the next week we are sharing essays on motherhood in ...

BYU Women’s Conference

We have a smattering of observations about the recent Women's Conference. ...

We Are Daughters of Influence

When our children were young, we used to play a made-up ...

The Value of a Daughter of God

Today's post in our General Conference Discussion comes from Brenda. If ...

Dualism, Pythagoras, and Philosophical Curiosity

This is the first in a 7-part series, A Compound in One. In a former ...

The Unequal Burden of Women

Economic disparity between men and women has been well-documented.  Equal pay ...

Is College Education for Naught When You Just Stay Home?

A while ago I was talking to a BYU student in ...

Covenant Motherhood: A Review

Our friend Stephanie has written a beautiful, accessible treatise on the ...

An Interview with the Author of “Covenant Motherhood”

Today we're publishing an interview with author Stephanie Dibb Sorensen, whose ...

Modesty & Breastfeeding

Like many Mormons I grew up in a very modesty-minded family. ...

Part 6: In Which I Finally Get to Gay Marriage

This essay is the sixth and final in a series about Gay ...

Part 4: Why Does a Word Matter?

This essay is the fourth in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 3: Gay Rights in Our Time and Place

This essay is the third in a series about Gay Marriage and ...

Part 2: American Assumptions about Orientation and Identity

This essay is the second in a series about Gay Marriage ...

Gay Marriage and Proposition 8, Part 1

Next month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about the ...

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

This essay in our Peculiar Minds series is from Melissa Horsley.  The ...

Understanding Dementia

Today's guest essay in our Peculiar Minds series comes from Cassandra.  It’s ...

Equality without Unity?

“I am a feminist.” What does that mean? Apparently no one really knows. At ...

Why I Think We’re Having the Wrong Conversation

Last year Neylan McBaine, founder of the Mormon Women Project, rocked ...

Women Giving Blessings in the Early LDS Church

This is the second in a series by our writers and ...

In Which I Am a Church Lady

I was twelve when I first knew I would grow up ...

Our Matriarch

My maternal grandmother is 90 years old. She has been a ...

Does God Need Me?

I sat doubled over in the temple dressing room stall sobbing ...

Venus & Mars and the Empty Bucket

I can never remember if I’m from Mars or my wife ...

Enough

As a woman, a Mormon, a mother, a human - I ...

Is Faith Your Personal Story?

Everyone has a story. Not very many people record it, especially ...