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  Heavenly Mother - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heavenly Mother (also referred to as Mother in Heaven) is the wife and feminine counterpart of God the Father.
The theological underpinnings of a belief in Heavenly Mother is attributed to Joseph Smith, Jr.
Heavenly Mother is sometimes taught in the Sunday School (Mormonism), consistently with the theology above, and lack of more information about Her is epxlained that since, unlike Jesus Christ and God the Father, Heavenly Mother does not play a role in the salvation, and/or because avoiding drawing attention helps preserve the sacredness of Her existence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Heavenly_Mother   (1313 words)

 Heavenly Mother   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Though the 1995 reference to “heavenly parents” is difficult to interpret outside the lines of a Heavenly Mother, I agree that it could possibly hold the interpretation that you suggest, that both God and Jesus are referred to as “Heavenly Parents” and the fact that there is more than one creates a plural.
Though she is certainly concerned and occupied with the affairs of Her children, I don’t think we necessarily must assume that she is a part of the patriarchal triumvirate that represents the governing force in the universe.
There is an obvious connection between the two in that one of the few things we would assume as to the roles played by Heavenly Mother is that she is the spirit mother of all spirit beings.
www.filmnote.com /Blog/HeavenlyMother.htm   (1221 words)

 Catholic Prayers, meditations, inspirations - Mysteries of the Rosary - meditations
Heavenly Father, as we offer you this mystery we pray for Charity in our hearts, that we may be visited by the Queen of Heaven to receive the ardent fire of Charity, so that we may worship you and that we may love and serve our neighbour.
Heavenly Father, as we offer you this mystery, we pray that we live our lives in conformity with the Gospel, and since we are temples of your Holy Spirit, we pray that you help us to find you as we practice virtue and aspire to be holy.
Heavenly Father, as we offer you this mystery, we pray that we may keep our spiritual eyes fixed on the things of Heaven, we pray that Kingdom of Heaven be enthroned in our hearts as we open them to Jesus and Mary.
www.theworkofgod.org /pray.asp?page=56   (1648 words)

 Genders OnLine Journal - Presenting innovative theories in art, literature, history, music, TV and film.
Doubling mother and daughter in this way, the film draws attention to the grim irony of a murder which is designed to enable the daughter's survival but, according to the visual analogy, only brings about her psychic disintegration.
Placing the mother at the centre of Juliet's psychodrama, the film identifies a rupture in the mother-daughter bond as the source of Juliet's imaginative escape, as of the violence with which she comes to defend her friendship.
As the conflict with her mother escalates, Pauline increasingly relies on the two forms of alternative genealogy she has created for herself via the ruses of the family romance — the regal lineage she shares with Juliet in Borovnia and the Hulmes she has taken for her surrogate family.
www.genders.org /g42/g42_jay.html   (8697 words)

 In the Heavens Are Parents Equal? - a question posed by Janice Allred
Her concept of the Mother in Heaven as she presents it in this speech reflects the orthodox Mormon understanding of the Mother in Heaven.
Clearly it is not Houston's concept of the Mother in Heaven that is offensive to BYU and the Brethren.
BYU's response says that the Mother in Heaven is "a God other than the God to whom we are commanded to pray." This is equivalent to saying that she is not God or she is a false God.
www.lds-mormon.com /ja1.shtml   (900 words)

 Refutation of the LDS Doctrine of the "Eternal Mother"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Mormon concept of a "heavenly mother" is refereed to in a hymn by church leader Eliza R. Snow, and remains an officially approved doctrine.
This doctrine is tied in with their beliefs that we all existed as "spirit children" in the spirit world with a heavenly "father" and "mother" beofre being sent to earth to take on a body.
Apparently the "eternal mother" is not to be "worshipped", being rather an "eternal mother" that a "goddess"but if she conceives spirit children (as we shall see later on, this is what Mormon doctrine teaches) then she is surely as much a "goddess" as the Mormon "father" is a "god"?
www.angelfire.com /ms/seanie/mormon/eternalmother.html   (1725 words)

 Heavenly Mother David Art History
Heavenly Mother David Art History Heavenly Mother by David C. Owens share and tell of the reason why the taking the name of our Father in Heaven or that of his son's name Jesus Christ for use in profanity is WRONG!
Heavenly Mother is also known as the precious Holy Spirit that appeared to Mary to tell her of the birth of our Savior, Jesus the Christ child.
These are the only two times Heavenly Mother has ever been know to appear on earth in a bodily state.
www.owensart.com /heavenly_mother.htm   (517 words)

 Feminist Mormon Housewives » Earthly Parents —> Heavenly Parents
Our Heavenly Parents sometimes seem far away, but they, too, are cheering for us in all we do, and want to hold us when we need comfort.
Of course it’s not perfect because all people on Earth, save One, are not perfect; but are Heavenly Mother and Father are perfect and ideal, so in terms of the analogy, we’re (you’re) making the comparison on the ideal, but an ideal knowable from our (remembered) experience.
The only fathers and mothers we have direct experience with are human fathers and mothers, and our relationships with these fathers and mothers directly translate (often unawares) into our ideas of what our relationships with a Heavenly father or mother might be.
www.feministmormonhousewives.org /?p=383   (1520 words)

 Gospel Link
In this perspective, parenthood requires both father and mother, whether for the creation of spirits in the premortal life or of physical tabernacles on earth.
As early as 1839 the Prophet Joseph Smith taught the concept of an eternal mother, as reported in several accounts from that period.
Belief that there is a Mother in Heaven who is a partner with God in creation and procreation is not the same as the heavy emphasis on Mariology in the Roman tradition.
ldsfaq.byu.edu /emmain.asp?number=133   (442 words)

 Women and Authority: Emerging Discourse on the Divine Feminine
If the Mother and the Father are co-equal, co-eternal, are in fact one in a deeper and more mysterious way than the oneness of the Father and the Son, then she would be no less concerned for our spiritual welfare than is the Father.
The church teaches that mothers are and should be the primary nurturers of their children; but the Heavenly Mother is kept exiled from her children.
While a mother can physically be in only one place at one time, her deepest desire is for her influence to be among all her children wherever they may be, whispering to them, to guide them, protect them, and help them to choose wisely.
www.signaturebookslibrary.org /women/chapter12.htm   (13458 words)

 Times & Seasons » A Mother in Heaven Sighting
One might argue that the eternal mother and eternal father referred to are the earthly mother and father, but I don’t think this is correct.
The image of Heavenly Mother locked in an ivory tower to protect her form her own children does not square with the idea that she is equal to her Exalted Husband.
But if Heavenly Mother is so deliberately veiled from our general knowledge, I have a very difficult time feeling comfortable with extensive public discourse about Her.
www.timesandseasons.org /?p=3091   (8820 words)

 the leaky pen...: The Heavenly Mother Gets GPS!
However, Moniang's mother now discovered her and tried to wake her, but Moniang was in such a deep trance or dream that it seemed like she was dead.
Moniang's mother, already believing the rest of their family dead, now broke down, crying, believing that Moniang had also just died.
Hearing her mother's cries, in pity, Moniang gave a small cry to let her mother know she was alive, but in opening her mouth, she was forced to drop her father.
leakypen.blogspot.com /2006/03/heavenly-mother-gets-gps.html   (550 words)

 Mother in Heaven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Latter-day Saints infer from authoritative sources of scripture and modern prophecy that there is a Heavenly Mother as well as a Heavenly Father.
The begetting of children makes a man a father and a woman a mother whether we are dealing with man in his mortal or immortal state.
This glorious truth of celestial parentage, including specifically both a Father and a Mother, is heralded forth by song in one of the greatest of Latter-day Saint hymns.
wind.prohosting.com /rlanwood/motherhv.htm   (557 words)

 Women and Authority: The Mormon Concept of a Mother in Heaven
From first being the Mother of God, Mary eventually became the mother of everyone, the Queen of Heaven, as she took on a mediating function and became a divine presence to whom prayers could be addressed.
To many the concept of a mother in heaven was a fitting expression of a larger movement which aimed at raising the status of women and expanding their rights and opportunities.
A mother in heaven thus exemplified and embodied all those maternal qualities which men had experienced as so warm and soul-satisfying in their own mothers (or which they perhaps had not experienced and so desperately wanted) and which were generally absent in a male god reflecting a stern, closed-in image of Victorian manhood.
www.signaturebookslibrary.org /women/chapter1.htm   (5210 words)

 Mary: Our Heavenly Mother - Catholicism
By becoming the Jesus´ mother, she essentially became mother to all that he stood for - to the entire Church.
Mary accepting this role of mother to the church is demonstrated in John´s Gospel by the words Jesus spoke from the cross:
For example, we celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8, her Assumption on August 15, her birth on September 8, and the Solemnity of Mary as the Mother of God on January 1.
www.bellaonline.org /Article.asp?id=340   (559 words)

 Order of Nazorean Essenes
In her Heavenly aspect she is called the 'Wellspring' (Ama), Mother of Life; she is Simat-Hiia, 'Treasure of Life', spouse of the great principle of divine enlightenment; she is 'zlat, archetype of pure Bride and she appears also as Nasirutha, the state of full Nasoraean enlightenment.
The Mother is 'the Left', the Father 'the Right': the Mother, Earth, the Father, Sky; the Mother, Matter; the Father, Non-matter; the Mother, ruha (vital spirit), and the Father, nisimta (soul).
In this aspect She, the Earthly Mother, is seen as married to the Heavenly Father and all that is spiritual.
essenes.net /nazAmma.htm   (1702 words)

 Profetic Voices - On your heavenly Mother
However, as your Mother of Mercy, I must be your Mother of Mercy and give you this message on mercy now while there is still time.
I am simply the Mother of God, and in all of my humility do I wish you to be united to Him in the Eucharist.
I shall depart, my dear ones, but I will always be with you as a loving, merciful mother whenever you pray, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
users.skynet.be /courlisius/on_your_heavenly_mother.html   (1316 words)

Now it is time for the Goddess, your God Mother to radiate the fullness of her love, compassion, creativity and wisdom throughout the universeòevery facet of Creation will be touched and affected by this awesome gift.
We have explained over the years how the Rays of cosmic consciousness have changed colors as well as frequencies, and have been increased or diminished in force depending on what is needed at the time, or what was to be learned in a certain era of humanityÇs passage through the Ages.
It is the memory of the perfect love of your Mother God that you have yearned for and sought throughout these many ages, precious ones.
www.lightparty.com /Spirituality/MichaelMessage0300.html   (2186 words)

 Feminist Mormon Housewives » Women and Authority: The Mormon Concept of a Mother in Heaven
There is a vague idea of Heavenly Mother in Mormonism, but it’s mostly based on the hymn “O My Father” and doesn’t go much beyond the fact of her existence.
For the most part, Heavenly Mother is whatever the individual Mormon sees her as, and thus she meets our needs (as a mother does).
In that context, considering that Heavenly Father is ALWAYS there, then there would be no need for Heavenly Mother to protect herself, which doesn’t mean she is incapable of doing so, but rather that she just doesn’t choose to do so at this time.
www.feministmormonhousewives.org /?p=612   (19069 words)

 Heavenly Jerusalem
For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband.
So that we might completely know and understand, the new covenant (law) of this mother that is free, and that gives Everlasting Life to all the saints of God, who are born in her.
For she alone is blessed of the Lord, and blessed also, are her ministers, who confess and give her baptismal drink to all nations and all peoples, who thirst for the covering of God’s righteousness.
www.thelivingsword.com /hvnlyjermthr.htm   (3034 words)

 The Watchman Expositor: Why Not Pray to Heavenly Mother?
A few months ago the 162 Semi-Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint Church was held.
Two years ago in May 1990, Gordon B. Hinckley, first counselor to the LDS president, gave a speech discouraging "women from praying publicly to a heavenly mother" (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6 April 1991, p.
Further dissension in the LDS body was echoed by member Martha Pierce who explained that "church leaders have no right to tell women not to pray to a heavenly mother" (Ibid).
www.watchman.org /lds/momgod.htm   (234 words)

 Heavenly Mother, God's Soul Companion (Index)
Heavenly Mother stepped out of Heavenly Father's body and stood by His side.
Alphabetics: There are about a dozen parallel pages (same page numbers) between (1) the Old Testament lexicon, (2) New Testament Lexicon and (3) English Dictionary surrounding the word "Gold" (code for Heavenly Mother) and surrounding the word "Silver" (code for Heavenly Father) in English, expounding on these facets.
Interview with President Hinckley, including subject of Heavenly Mother and those of the church who have been disciplined because of this topic.
www.greaterthings.com /God/HeavenlyMother   (492 words)

 Joseph DellaPuca and Denise Curtin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the time that our Heavenly Mother named Padre Pio as an intercessor to this ministry, he was declared blessed by the Church.
Her father, Louis, was a watchmaker, and her mother, who died of cancer when Therese was four, was a lace maker.
With Therese’s little way of spiritual childhood and her love of roses, it is no wonder that our Heavenly Mother has named her as an intercessor for this Two Hearts ministry.
www.twohearts1.org /Saints.htm   (2391 words)

 David Art, Heavenly Mother
David art history or heavenly mother our mother in heaven, heavenly mother of and is the Holy Spirit.
The 48 Millennial Event Paintings funds collected from the sales associated with and of these pictures and or music are being donated to individuals and programs who serve to help Abused Neglected Children, Battered Women and the Abandoned Elderly.
Heavenly Mother, Heavenly Father, America's Greatest Visionary Artist David C. Owens, Heavenly Mother, Network World News David C. Owens art history Paintings Millennium Pictures.
www.owensart.com /david_art_heavenly_mother.htm   (208 words)

 Donny Osmond Official Website - DONNY.COM - Scriptural record of Heavenly Mother?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We were discussing religion, and she asked me how I support the belief in a Heavenly Mother.
I believe Heavenly Father is trying to protect her from the vain cursing of her name like so many do to his name.
The following scripture indicates Heavenly Father was not alone and that the image in which Adam and Eve were created was male and female.
www.donny.com /question.pl?cmd=view&questionid=448&highlight=   (447 words)

 Catholic Culture : Document Library : Learn to Love Mary, Our Heavenly Mother
Dear seminarians, love Mary, our heavenly Mother, during the years of your formation and those of your generous and holy ministry, so that one day you may honour her in heaven.
Taking part in today's celebration of Our Lady of Trust are all the friends of the seminary and especially the young people who are walking with you and who look to you, because they too want to know the secret of your life.
She knows well that only an intimate encounter with the heavenly Father communicates that fire of love which spurs us to come out of our room and follow Christ's call.
www.catholicculture.org /docs/doc_view.cfm?recnum=2641   (1050 words)

 Donny Osmond Official Website - DONNY.COM - Heavenly Mother--do we have one?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Could you please clarify the LDS belief that there is a Heavenly Mother.
This doctrine, that there is a mother in heaven, was affirmed in plainness by the prophet of the church in the early 1900’s.
I also know deep in my heart that we do not know much about Heavenly Mother, because her name would be blasphemed and abused, as God the Father's and Jesus Christ's names so often are.
www.donny.com /question.pl?cmd=view&questionid=238&highlight=   (307 words)

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