Saturday, May 9, 2015

What Makes Us Sisters by Bonnie L. Oscarson

What Makes Us Sisters

Publisher: Deseret Book

Published: April 6th, 2015

ISBN13: 978-1-62972-041-8

Hardcover: 48 pages

FTC FYI: Received a hardcover copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.


Sisters take care of each other, watch out for each other, comfort each other, and are there for each other through thick and thin, observes Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president.

In this delightful and inspiring book, Sister Oscarson encourages all women to look beyond differences in age, culture, and circumstance in order to better nurture and serve one another. She explains that all women young or old, married or single, working in an office or running a home have unique talents and gifts to share. Focusing on the boundless blessings that Latter-day Saint women enjoy, Sister Oscarson urges women throughout the Church to live and inspire others in ways that realize their greatest potential.

My Review

Need a last minute Mother's Day gift?  This book is full of beautiful insights and thoughtful passages of love.  Reminding us all that our differences are what makes us special in God's eyes.  Who are we to criticize or judge others?  I love listening to Sister Oscarson's talks.  She has a presence about her that is very inspiring and I can tell that she is a remarkable woman.  I truly enjoyed this book.

"We need to care for each other, comfort each other, and [be] there for each other."

"As we look beyond our differences in age, culture, and circumstance to nurture and serve one another, we will be filled with the pure love of Christ..."

About the Author

BONNIE L. OSCARSON was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She attended Brigham Young University as a young adult and returned thirty-five years later to complete a bachelor's degree. She married Paul Oscarson in 1969 and served with his as he presided over a mission and later a temple, both in Sweden. Sister Oscarson was sustained as the general president of the Young Women in April 2013. She and her husband are the parents of seven and grandparents of twenty-seven.

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