Friday, September 3, 2010

Beloved Emma by Lori E Woodland and Illustrated by Liz Lemon Swindle (41/2)

Revered as “an elect lady” and denounced as a “damned liar,” Emma Hale Smith had a life full of contradictions — trials and triumphs, sorrows and strength, fears and faith. Raised in a well-respected family, she gave up everything to marry a poor, uneducated farm boy. Her unwavering support of the Prophet Joseph through intense persecution and suffering is legendary, and although she lived in relative comfort and security in her later years, Emma’s life continued to be laced with tragedy and heartache.

This well-documented narrative provides a personal glimpse into the life of a woman who remains one of the most mysterious and misunderstood women in Church history today. With beautiful full-color illustrations by renowned artist Liz Lemon Swindle, the story is told using many first-person accounts. Readers will gain valuable insights into the remarkable life and character of Emma Hale Smith.

This is a Beautiful book about a pioneer woman who lived in the 1800s. She was an elect women who live through trails, and happy times.She had so much faith in her god, and a great love for her Husband.

Emma endured so much in her life she Endure the miscarriages and death of her children.

Emma had alot of love for People, she would open her door to so many people. She also moved many times thoughtout her life with her family to find peace and safety.
Emma and her family life was in Danger so many times. She also had a good family that helped her..

The thing I have learnt from this book is to be compassionate and endure to the end..

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