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  • ""Prepare to share by filling your mind every day with the truths of the gospel. As you keep the commandments and honor your covenants, you will feel the testimony of the Spirit and more of the Savior’s love for you and for those you meet. If you do your part, you will increasingly have the sweet experience of meeting people who are prepared to hear your testimony of the truth—offered from heart to heart, yours to theirs.""

    —Henry B. Eyring, "Sharing the Gospel Heart to Heart"
    Topics: Becoming a Witness

  • "We should love all people, be good listeners, and show concern for their sincere beliefs. Though we may disagree, we should not be disagreeable. Our stands and communications on controversial topics should not be contentious. We should be wise in explaining and pursuing our positions and in exercising our influence."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "Loving Others and Living with Differences"
    Topics: Discipleship, Love, Peace

  • "You have a choice. You can wring your hands and be consumed with concern for the future or choose to use the counsel the Lord has given to live with peace and happiness in a world awash with evil. If you choose to concentrate on the dark side, this is what you will see."

    —Richard G. Scott, "How to Live Well amid Increasing Evil"
    Topics: Faith, Happiness

  • "Brothers and sisters, we live to die and we die to live—in another realm. If we are well prepared, death brings no terror. From an eternal perspective, death is premature only for those who are not prepared to meet God. Now is the time to prepare."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Now Is the Time to Prepare"
    Topics: Eternal perspective, Hope

  • "When He says to the poor in spirit, “Come unto me,” He means He knows the way out and He knows the way up. He knows it because He has walked it. He knows the way because He is the way. Brothers and sisters, whatever your distress, please don’t give up and please don’t yield to fear."

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "Broken Things to Mend"
    Topics: Hope, Jesus Christ

  • ""Said the Savior to His disciples, “Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect” (Matt. 5:48). This is the commandment which is before us. Regrettably we have not reached perfection. We have a great distance to go. We must cultivate the faith to reform our lives, commencing where we are weak and moving on from there in our work of self-correction, thus gradually and consistently growing in strength to live more nearly as we should.""

    —Gordon B. Hinckley, "Words of the Prophet: God Will Make a Way", New Era, January 2002
    Topics: Faith, Endure to the End

  • "I want you to know that in my life when I have had disappointments and delays, I have lived to see that if I continue to knock with unshakable faith and persist in my patience—waiting upon the Lord and his calendar—I have discovered that the Lord’s “no’s” are merely preludes to an even greater “yes.”"

    —Patricia T. Holland, "Filling the Measure of Your Creation"
    Topics: Eternal perspective, Revelation

  • "To children whose family situation is troubled, we say, you yourself are no less for that. Challenges are at times an indication of the Lord’s trust in you. He can help you, directly and through others, to deal with what you face. You can become the generation, perhaps the first in your family, where the divine patterns that God has ordained for families truly take shape and bless all the generations after you."

    —D. Todd Christofferson, "Fathers"
    Topics: Adversity, Family, Faith

  • "God sees you not only as a mortal being on a small planet who lives for a brief season—He sees you as His child. He sees you as the being you are capable and designed to become. He wants you to know that you matter to Him."

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "You Matter to Him"
    Topics: God's Love, Child of God

  • "It is utterly without redeeming social value. We urge our families to protect their children in every way possible. We live in a permissive world, but we must make certain we do not become a part of that permissive world, that degenerate world. We are shocked at the depths to which many people of this world go to assert their freedom. We fear that the trends of permissiveness toward immorality are destroying the moral fabric of our generation."

    —Spencer W. Kimball, "God Will Not Be Mocked"