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  • "When we understand our relationship to God, we also understand our relationship to one another. All men and women on this earth are the offspring of God, spirit brothers and sisters. What a powerful idea! No wonder God’s Only Begotten Son commanded us to love one another."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "Powerful Ideas"
    Topics: Child of God

  • "We must never lose sight of the strength of the women.… They are the creators of life. They are the nurturers of children.They are the teachers of young women. They are our indispensable companions. They are our co-workers in building the kingdom of God. How great is their role, how marvelous their contribution."

    —Gordon B. Hinckley, "Standing Strong and Immovable"
    Topics: Women

  • "I have had countless prayers answered. Not a day has gone by that I have not communicated with my Father in Heaven through prayer. It is a relationship I cherish—one I would literally be lost without. If you do not now have such a relationship with your Father in Heaven, I urge you to work toward that goal. As you do so, you will be entitled to His inspiration and guidance in your life."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "Stand in Holy Places", Ensign, November 2011
    Topics: Prayer

  • "[The] relationship between Christ and His Father is one of the sweetest and most moving themes running through the Savior’s ministry. Jesus’ entire being, His complete purpose and delight, were centered in pleasing His Father and obeying His will. Of Him He seemed always to be thinking; to Him He seemed always to be praying."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "The Hands of the Fathers"
    Topics: Jesus Christ

  • "We declare it is self-evident from the scriptures that the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost are separate persons, three divine beings."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "The Only True God and Jesus Christ Whom He Hath Sent", Ensign, November 2007
    Topics: Godhead

  • "It is only when we love God and Christ with all of our hearts, souls, and minds that we are able to share this love with our neighbors through acts of kindness and service—the way that the Savior would love and serve all of us if He were among us today. When this pure love of Christ—or charity—envelops us, we think, feel, and act more like Heavenly Father and Jesus would think, feel, and act."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Finding Joy through Loving Service"
    Topics: Service

  • "My concern is not only about the big tipping-point decisions but also the middle ground—the workaday world and seemingly ordinary decisions where we spend most of our time. In these areas, we need to emphasize moderation, balance, and especially wisdom. It is important to rise above rationalizations and make the best choices."

    —Quentin L. Cook, "Choose Wisely"
    Topics: Service

  • "As we turn to our Heavenly Father and seek His wisdom regarding the things that matter most, we learn over and over again the importance of four key relationships: with our God, with our families, with our fellowman, and with ourselves."

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "Of Things That Matter Most", Ensign, November 2010
    Topics: Eternal Pespective

  • "The invitation to repent is rarely a voice of chastisement but rather a loving appeal to turn around and to “re-turn” toward God. It is the beckoning of a loving Father and His Only Begotten Son to be more than we are, to reach up to a higher way of life, to change, and to feel the happiness of keeping the commandments."

    —Neil L. Andersen, "Repent ... That I May Heal You"
    Topics: Repentance

  • "The time has come for us to stand a little taller, to lift our eyes and stretch our minds to a greater comprehension and understanding of the grand millennial mission of this The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is a season to be strong."

    —Gordon B. Hinckley, "An Ensign to the Nations, a Light to the World", Teachings of the Presidents of the Church: Gordon B. Hinckley, 2016
    Topics: Standing Up For Beliefs