180 years ago today - May 26, 1842

[Joseph Smith remarks to the Relief Society]

... There is another error which opens a door for the adversary to enter. As females possess refin'd feelings and sensitivenes[s], they are also subject to an overmuch zeal which must ever prove dangerous, and cause them to be rigid in a religious capacity— ...

[1.2.10 May 26, 1842, Minutes of the Proceedings of the Ninth Meeting of the Society, as quoted in Matthew J. Grow, Jill Derr, Carol Madsen, and Kate Holbrook, editors, The First Fifty Years of Relief Society: Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women's History, The Church Historian's Press, 2016, https://churchhistorianspress.org/the-first-fifty-years-of-relief-society/]

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