Week 11: Doctrine & Covenants 23-26

In Section 25 the Lord tells Emma Smith that she is an elect lady, and among other callings, is counseled to be a comfort to her husband and let her soul delight in him (her husband). In an age of “self care” this admonition could sound shockingly old-fashioned, irrelevant, and maybe even offensive to modern wives. But the first two great commandments don’t include an all-important command to love ourselves. We are commanded to love God and next to love one another. Perhaps those are the steps to also truly loving ourselves.

March 8–14 Doctrine and Covenants 23-26 “Strengthen the Church”

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