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  • "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

  • "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