Young Adults

Young adults are the emerging leaders of the Church and the world. As you continue learning and sharing your beliefs about Heavenly Mother, your ability to lead in a compassionate, empathetic manner will increase. Knowledge of Heavenly Mother can bless the decisions you make in your life and can help you decide how best to develop your divine potential.

25 Jul: Kindly Heaven Smiles Above

by Lilacs and Honey Art There is a unique love that comes from both heavenly parents. Just because She isn’t brought up very often doesn’t mean She loves us any less….

06 Jul: Within Her

I guess like everyone else, I want to see the image of God when I look into the mirror. Being a young Hispanic, I like to see my Heavenly Mother…

21 Jun: While We’re Apart

I have often thought and wondered about Heavenly Mother and my relationship with her prior to coming to this Earth. I imagine loving, tender feelings that are more than I…

20 Jun: Romana

This is a depiction of Heavenly Mother. This is Romana. She is my great grandmother, the legendary matriarch of my mother’s family. My great grandparents lived in Texas before it…

14 Jun: Mother

Growing up, I did not realize what a huge impact the art that I was seeing had on me. I grew up surrounded by religious art, butI never saw any…

14 Jun: Outside Gethsemane

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the atonement and how hard it must have been for our Heavenly Parents not to run to their Son, and allow Him to…

17 May: We’ll Bring the World Their Truth

Original linoleum block print We as members of the church take a lot for granted. We have so many answers to questions people ask their entire lives, and never find….

10 May: Heavenly Mother with Eve and Her other daughters

This is a digital art piece I did of Heavenly Mother with Eve as well as Her other daughters. I have always felt a strong connection with Heavenly Mother and…

03 May: Where She Is

I fell to my knees about a month ago, and out loud I asked the questions: “Where is she? How can I find her?” The answer didn’t come instantly. Instead…

26 Apr: Pray, I am there (2/2)

  Pray, I am there. Speak, I am listening. You are my child, my love now surrounds you. I hear your prayers, I love my children, For such is our…

26 Apr: Are you really there? (1/2)

Heavenly Mother, are you really there? And do you feel and listen to my silent prayer? Some say that you are so far away, But I know you’re closer ’round…

24 Apr: Eternal Embrace

My conscious relationship with my Heavenly Mother began as I sought comfort in dealing with an emotionally devastating miscarriage. In my desperation for peace and closure, I found myself pleading…

14 Apr: Heavenly Mother

I drew this image of Heavenly Mother using a number two pencil. I was looking up images for Heavenly Mother and realized there were not as many of her as…

24 Feb: Fall of the Patriarchy

In the fall of 2014, I was 22 years old and considered myself a part-time feminist.  I mean, I couldn’t be a full-time feminist because I’d never burned a bra…

22 Feb: Acting in Confidence

This essay is a talk given by Natalee Allen in sacrament meeting. Typically the speeches or sermons in LDS sacrament meetings are given by members of the congregation rather than…

05 Feb: Greeted at the Gates

This piece is called “Greeted at the Gates”. I love the image of both our Heavenly Mother and our Heavenly Father, arms outreached, ready to welcome us back into their…

19 Jan: Mary and the Mother

I call this piece “Mary and the Mother,” and it’s about Heavenly Mother being present at the birth of Christ both to welcome him into the world and to comfort…

19 Jan: Faith & Feminism Paper Quilt

I attended an interfaith writing group that encouraged us to think about our personal intersections of faith and feminism. While there, we all had the chance to make a paper quilt…

30 Dec: Our Mother in Heaven

“We just don’t know that much about her.” I remember sitting in a religion class at Brigham Young University with my husband. Although I’m not a student at BYU, spouses…

22 Dec: Mother

  My main goal for this painting was to create something that represented where I am currently at artistically and spiritually. I wanted to show the beauty of diety, creation,…

22 Dec: Learning about Heavenly Mother from baby Ruby

  Nearly a year ago, we handed back the perfect baby girl that was moments away from officially being our adopted newborn daughter. We named her Ruby; although that is…

18 Dec: Mother, May I?

  After having years of questions and beautiful experiences surrounding my Heavenly Mother, I wanted to write a song for Her. I talked to several women in my life that…

08 Oct: Knitting the World

I recently painted this picture showing a woman’s hands knitting the Earth. I believe Heavenly Mother is a creator, and that She is a creator in many ways in addition…

06 Oct: I heard Heavenly Mother’s voice when I gave priesthood blessings

I always felt closest to my Heavenly Mother as a missionary whenever I gave blessings to sister missionaries. I gave a lot of blessings to sister and I would say…

11 Sep: Mother

  “Mother” was written during a time that I was feeling a lot of anxieties about what my role in the eternities was as a woman. I felt that there…

11 Sep: Asherah Abscondita Artist Book

Handmade accordion book with poem and vine patterns. The poem was inspired by reading William Dever’s Did God Have a Wife? Archeology and Folk Religion in Ancient Israel. Poem Text…

11 Sep: Mother of Light

  Watercolor. Because She is a light in the darkness.

11 Sep: Heavenly Mother

Acrylic on canvas.

10 Sep: Journey to Faith in Heavenly Mother

In a dark time in my life, I dreamt a Woman told me to trust Her. I figured my dream meant to trust God but I was confused why God…

10 Sep: Called to Serve by Her

While I no longer remember the exact words my house mate said to me on that day, I remember her fervor. As she sat perched on the edge of her…