Monday, March 19, 2012

Womanhood, Motherhoood, Strengthening Homes and Families

The World Seeks to Undermine Womanhood and Motherhood

"Mothers and daughters play a critical role in helping each other explore their infinite possibilities, despite the undermining influences of a world in which womanhood and motherhood are being corrupted and manipulated."  M. Russell Ballard, "Mothers and Daughters," Ensign, May 2010, 18

Strengthening Families and Homes

"[Women are] to strengthen families and homes. Families worldwide are being assaulted and weakened by corrupt practices and false teachings. . . .

"The First Presidency has counseled, 'However worthy and appropriate other demands or activities may be, they must not be permitted to displace the divinely-appointed duties that only parents and families can adequately perform' (First Presidency letter, Feb. 11, 1999). . . .
"Relief Society should be organized, aligned, and mobilized to strengthen families and help our homes to be sacred sanctuaries from the world."

1 comment:

  1. I loved these talks; and I will read them again. It was a great reminder of our roll as parents and grandparentss.


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