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Daughters in My Kingdom: The History and Work of Relief Society
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Excerpts from the Book


“The world's greatest champion of woman and womanhood is Jesus the Christ.”

—James E. Talmage, in Daughters in My Kingdom, page 3

“The Church was never perfectly organized until the women were thus organized.”

—Joseph Smith, in Daughters in My Kingdom, page 7

“This organization is divinely made, divinely authorized, divinely instituted, divinely ordained of God.”

—Joseph F. Smith, in Daughters in My Kingdom, page 7

“As women participate in Relief Society, they serve as valiant disciples of Jesus Christ in the work of salvation.”

Daughters in My Kingdom, page 7

“The Relief Society was established by the spirit of inspiration, and has been guided by that spirit [ever since].”

—Joseph Fielding Smith, in Daughters in My Kingdom, page 13

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