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  • "How could it ever be possible that we of all people would not be excited about attending our Church worship services? Or get tired of reading the holy scriptures? I suppose this could be possible only if our hearts were past feeling to experience gratitude and awe for the sacred and sublime gifts God has granted us. Life-changing truths are before our eyes and at our fingertips, but sometimes we sleepwalk on the path of discipleship."

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "O How Great the Plan of Our God!"
    Topics: Discipleship

  • "While the blessings we ask for and receive through prayer are undeniably magnificent, the greatest blessing and benefit is not the physical or spiritual blessings that may come as answers to our prayers but in the changes to our soul that come as we learn to be dependent on our Heavenly Father for strength."

    —David E. Sorensen, "Prayer", Ensign, May 1993
    Topics: Prayer

  • "To know Heavenly Father and to understand our relationship to Him as our Father and our God is to find meaning in this life and hope in the life to come."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "Like a Flame Unquenchable"
    Topics: Child of God

  • "Pray even when you have no desire to pray. Sometimes, like a child, you may misbehave and feel you cannot approach your Father with a problem. That is when you most need to pray. Never feel you are too unworthy to pray."

    —Richard G. Scott, "Using the Supernal Gift of Prayer"
    Topics: Prayer

  • "In that most burdensome moment of all human history, with blood appearing at every pore and an anguished cry upon His lips, Christ sought Him whom He had always sought—His Father. "Abba," He cried, "Papa," or from the lips of a younger child, "Daddy.""

    —Jeffrey R. Holland, "The Hands of the Fathers", Ensign, May 1999
    Topics: Son of God

  • "In the midst of life’s greatest storms, do not forget your divine heritage as a son or daughter of God or your eternal destiny to one day return to live with Him, which will surpass anything the world has to offer."

    —Ronald A. Rasband, "Lest Thou Forget"
    Topics: Eternal Pespective

  • "If the very jaws of hell shall gape open the mouth wide after thee, know thou, my son, that all these things shall give thee experience, and shall be for thy good."

    Doctrine and Covenants 122:7
    Topics: Eternal Pespective

  • "Draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you; seek me diligently and ye shall find me; ask, and ye shall receive; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. Whatsoever ye ask the Father in my name it shall be given unto you, that is expedient for you."

    Doctrine and Covenants 88:63-64
    Topics: Prayer

  • "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