Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Emma and Joesph

Last Sunday we had the lesson on Joesph Smith's letters to his family and his wife Emma. I loved reading this lesson and hearing the love he had for his family and his wife. I recently watched "Emma Smith, My story" with my mother-in-law. It was beautifully done and very touching, I enjoyed hearing the personal feelings she had as she endured so much trial and persecution. She was truly an elect lady. I have had a great desire to seek out more literature about her life and her personal struggles. (If anyone has read any great books, let me know)
This is a quote that I love, from Joesph to Emma:

“Remember that I am a true and faithful friend to you and the children forever. My heart is entwined around yours forever and ever. Oh, may God bless you all.”


The GosFam said...

You guys are way ahead of us lesson wise. I am teaching that lesson the 2nd Sunday in Dec. Anyways I am looking forward to it, and I also highlighted that quote. Any tips for me or things you especially enjoyed hearing?

document said...

In "Rough Stone Rolling" Bro. Bushman talks about Joseph's relationship to Emma quite a bit, he quotes their correspondence several times, giving a feeling of deep love and affection towards his wife while constantly seeking her love and approval.

Wendy Christensen {Moments Like This} said...

We had the same lesson on Sunday and I was so touched by his letters to Emma. They were very sweet, loving and romantic. I'm a sap for love letters!