May 2, 2013

The Beginning of Better Days

Book Details:
Authors: Sheri Dew and Virginia H. Pearce
Release Date: July 2012
Publisher: Deseret Book
Genre: Women's Inspiration

This is an AMAZING video clip that will really give you a feel for the book...please watch :)

Every woman needs to read this book...

Isn't it interesting that as time changes the true values of womanhood and what we need to do to be happy doesn't change?

The Prophet's instruction to the women of the church in the early days still applies to the women of today!

Sheri Dew and Virginia H. Pearce add their insights of what these teachings mean to them and how it has affected their lives during different periods of time.

Wisdom and instructions from the Prophet Joseph Smith to the women of the church...kept for our day by Eliza R. Snow. This is truly a wonderful book to be cherished!

I also LOVE the old-fashion feel of the page edges.

Book Description:
How important are women in the restored church of Jesus Christ? We learn something about the answer to the question from a simple historic fact: In 1842, the Prophet Joseph Smith took time to attend several meetings of the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo and give personal instruction to the women there. He did this at a time of great personal turmoil, when persecutions were raging and his responsibilities were heavy. He did it at a time when society barely acknowledged women as having any kind of status at all. On six separate occasions, he taught the women personally about their privileges, their opportunities, their obligations, and the blessings the Lord had in store for them in His kingdom.

The Beginning of Better Days includes Joseph Smith's six timeless sermons to the women of Nauvoo, along with personal essays from Sheri Dew and Virginia H. Pearce that help us better understand the sermons and their relevance for Latter-day Saint women today. "We have attempted to share a little about our own processes of discovery regarding the sermons," writes the authors. "This is what worked for us. What works for you may be similar — or it may be completely different. The important thing is to dig in."

(A digital review copy of this title was provided by the publisher for this review. However, all reviews are of my own opinion :)


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