Darla

Darla Trendler is the host of the Spiritually Minded Women podcast and wants to help women followers of Christ like YOU embrace YOUR journey on the covenant path. Darla enjoys weightlifting and writing in her journal. She and her family love living in Arizona and you can frequently find them spending time together boating or having pushup competitions.

Be an extension of Christ's Love

SMW 010: Love

One of my favorite talks from the April 2020 general conference was by Sister Joy Jones. She shared about the roles of covenant-keeping women in the Restoration. Sister Jones said, “In the final analysis of women’s continuing roles in the Restoration, and for us all, what role is preeminent? I testify that it is to …

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purpose as a latter-day saint woman

SMW 009: Purpose

Can you be guided to know what your purpose is and what your personal journey on the covenant path should look like? Absolutely. Listen to hear how you can shift your thinking to see your flexible, less-defined path as a Latter-day Saint women as evidence your Heavenly Parents have confidence in you. Most of this …

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Repentance is a gift to use each day

SMW 008: Repentance

When I first started planning episodes for this season, I knew there had to be one on repentance because sin is something every one of us will experience on our journey on the covenant path. You can’t move forward without repentance. Listen to hear the relationship between repentance and change. I share how I learned …

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Comparison on the Covenant Path

SMW 007: Comparison

Comparison probably comes so naturally to you in your journey on the covenant path, that it almost feels instinctive, but it doesn’t have to be that way. What can you do to overcome comparison? In episode 7, I’m giving you three thoughts to avoid comparison that come from King Benjamin in the Book of Mormon. …

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Spiritually Minded Women Episode 6 Commune

SMW 006: Commune

Let’s imagine you and I are going to lunch together. We pick a delicious restaurant, sit down and order our food. Before our food even arrives, I start telling you about my life. I tell you my problems and the things I’m worried about. I throw in some of the things that I’m feeling grateful …

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Confidence

SMM 005: Confidence

In your journey on the covenant path, you’re probably going to experience fear, doubt, lack of hope and uncertainty you’re going the right way. But at the same time, it is also possible to gain confidence and keep moving forward. In the episode you’ll hear how repentance, remembering, using the Holy Ghost, having charity and …

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Remember

SMM 004: Remember

It’s pretty easy to go about your earthly life and forget what is truly important and why you are on your journey on the covenant path in the first place. In this episode, I am talking about how you can avoid “forgetting” and instead “remember” the Savior in your life. The Hebrew word for remember …

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What to do when you experience silence from God

SMW 003: Silence

  Have you ever felt as if God was silent? If you have, you’re not alone. In this episode I share three reasons why you might be experiencing silence from God.  First, silence could mean God trusts you to make decisions and use your agency or he’s giving you experiences to help you grow your …

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Embracing Your Journey on the Covenant Path

SMW 002: Desire

Welcome to episode 2. Today we are talking about desire and specifically about having a desire to believe. I share examples from the Book of Mormon as well as from my own life about how you can use Christ’s power to create a desire to believe. I want you to do more than just listen. …

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with checkpoints instead of checklists

SMW 001: Embracing YOUR Journey on the Covenant Path with CHECKPOINTS instead of CHECKLISTS

Welcome to Spiritually Minded Women. There’s more than one way to be a Latter-day Saint woman who knows Jesus, makes and keeps covenants, and endures to the end. Join me on the podcast to learn how YOU can embrace YOUR journey on the covenant path with CHECKPOINTS instead of CHECKLISTS.  In episode 1, you’ll get …

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