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History of Emma Smith’s Hymn Book

Emma Smith, the wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith, was known for being highly intelligent, kind, giving and very capable. In the 1800’s women had few rights in society and were not allowed to vote in any elections. Although, it was common for women to excluded from important meetings and decision, this was not the […]

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“Who’s on the Lord’s Side?” By Hannah Last Cornaby

The beloved Hymn “Who’s on the Lord’s side” was written by the pioneer woman, Hannah Last Cornaby. Hannah lived an extraordinary life with the struggles, heartaches, with happiness and even miracles. Hannah was able to see the Lords hand through her hardships. She was able to have patience in her sufferings and teach people how […]

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Joseph Smith’s Countenance by Mary Elizabeth Lightner

In a meeting with Joseph Smith many felt the presence of a Heavenly being. Here is an account written by Mary Elizabeth Rollins Lightner : Joseph got up and began to speak to us. As he began to speak very solemnly and very earnestly all at once his countenance changed and he stood mute. Those […]

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Eunice McRae Pioneer Women

Latter-Day Saints in Missouri in 1832 were under attack by the vicious Missouri Mob men. There was so much contention and animosity between the two groups. The problems escalated. Many were caught in the middle of the mess, especially women and children, who were left defenseless. The strength of the Latter-Day Saint women is evident […]

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Get to know Emma Hale Smith

Emma Smith was born in Harmony Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County on July 10, 1804. She is the daughter or Isaac Hale and Elizabeth Lewis. Emma grew up in very prosperous circumstances. Lucy Mack Smith(Joseph’s mother) described Emma’s childhood home as a “mansion” with “every convenient appendage necessary.” Emma was the seventh of nine children of […]

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Best Movies and Books to prepare Youth for Trek

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saint has an amazing history of sacrifice and dedication. When President Hinckley was the prophet of The Church he was really good at bringing the pioneer stories into our homes. Now it has been many years without our dear prophet President Hinckley and these stories have not been […]

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