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16 August 1880


Mona Relief Society; Mona, Utah Territory

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Sister snow said the experience we get here is the wealth that we will carry away behind the vale that it was very nessary [necessary] that we Should have trials we Should live so that we may enjoy the spirit of God that Mothers Should be intrested in this society that husbands could not Exalt their Wives unless they were faithful let us attain a celestial glory Who is it that is helps to the Priesthood? It is the Sisters of the Relief Society. It is those who attend to their duties that we can depend upon. The Sisters will have all they can do to save themselves.

Do not let the tempter make you think that you have nothing to say in your meetings. One thing that we should do is never shirk a duty. Joseph Smith Said the Relief Society was to save souls

[. . .] [p. 40]

Source Note

Mona Ward, Juab Stake, Relief Society Minutes and Records (1868–1973), vol. 2 (1878–1887), p. 40, CHL (LR 5671 14).

See also “From Sanpete to Juab County: Notes by the Way,” Woman’s Exponent 9, no. 7 (1 Sept. 1880): 52.