Articles & Blogs

The internet and modern-day media have made it possible for many individuals to express their views and thoughts about Heavenly Mother. Our hope is to gather as many perspectives as possible. These articles and blog posts represent the views of the authors. Each contributes something uniquely to our understanding about our Heavenly Mother.


A Mother There: A Survey of Historical Teachings by David L. Paulsen and Martin Pulido, BYU Studies Quarterly.

Toward a Mormon Theology of God the Mother by Janice Allred, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.

Nephi and his Asherah by Daniel C. Peterson, Journal of Book of Mormon Studies.

How to worship our Mother in Heaven (without getting excommunicated) by Kevin Barney,
Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.

“What did King Josiah reform?” by Margaret Barker, Glimpses of Lehi’s Jerusalem, Maxwell Institute.

“Mother, where art thou?” by Alison Moore Smith, Mormon Momma.

“The Mystical Body of God the Mother” by Edward Jones III, Sunstone.

“God as Mother” by Carrie A. Miles, Sunstone.

“Is Heavenly Mother Making a Comeback in Mormonism?” by Joanna Brooks, Religion Dispatches.

“5 Revealed Truths About Heavenly Mother” by Breanna Olaveson, UtahValley360.

“The mother of all Mormon questions: What is our Mom God like?” by Amy Lewis Davis, The Salt Lake Tribune.

“Kirby: The forgiving nature of Heavenly Mother” by Robert Kirby, The Salt Lake Tribune.

“The Mother in Heaven and Her Children” by Margaret Barker, Fair Mormon.

“Heavenly Mother is a Black Woman: Exploring a Mormon Womanism,” by Janan Graham-Russell, By Common Consent Blog.


“What I first learned about Heavenly Mother” by Rachel Hunt Steenblik, Exponent II.

“I am a child of Heavenly Mother” by Lily Darais, By Common Consent.

“Finding My Heavenly Mother – Part 1” by Joanna Brooks, Times and Seasons.

“Are You My (Heavenly) Mother?”, by Riley Lewis, Riley as Himself.

“Heavenly Mother Resource Guide” by Rachel, Exponent II.

“A Queer Prayer” by Blaire Ostler, Exponent II.

“Searching for Heavenly Mother: Why? Why Not? How?” by Valerie Hudson, Faith Matters.

“Taking off my coat and shoes,” by LMA,  Exponent II.

“Garden of Eden Midrash,” by Charlotte Shurtz, Medium.

“Dear Heavenly Mother” by Mindy Farmer, Exponent II blog.