About the book: Young Women serving as missionaries today are carrying on a noble legacy of faith and dedication that extends back to the early days of the Church. But who were the brave women who paved the way for modern-day sister missionaries? In Sweet Is the Work, author Breanna Olaveson delves into a previously unexplored history that demonstrates the unique ability of women to carry out the errand of angels. Discover the powerful experiences of twelve of the earliest sister missionaries, from the first single proselytizing women in 1898 to some of the well-known sisters in Church history who were themselves pioneering missionaries. The women highlighted in this volume demonstrate the valiant and noble history of sister missionaries in an account that is sure to inspire readers to boldly go forth to share the truths of the gospel.
My review: Here's another great non-fiction book for women to read! I was fascinated by the accounts of some of the first female missionaries included in this book. I loved the way each of the chapters starts with a picture and a quote about these remarkable women.
I loved that the book includes Lucy Mack Smith as one of the missionaries! Showing that one doesn't need to be formally called on a mission to be a good missionary. You can be a good missionary just by the way you live your life and by being willing to stand up for what you believe is good and right.
I really enjoyed reading this history of pioneering sister missionaries. I loved the whole book!
I was sent a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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Labels: Breanna Olaveson, Covenant Communications, LDS non-fiction