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  • "Those who will repent and forsake sin will find that His merciful arm is outstretched still. Those who listen to and heed His words and the words of His chosen servants will find peace and understanding even in the midst of great heartache and sorrow. The result of His sacrifice is to free us from the effects of sin, that all may have guilt erased and feel hope."

    —Boyd K. Packer, "The Reason for Our Hope"
    Topics: Repentance

  • "The miracle of forgiveness is available to all of those who turn from their evil doings and return no more."

    —Harold B. Lee, "How Can I Know That the Lord Has Forgiven Me?"
    Topics: Repentance

  • "The gospel of Jesus Christ challenges us to change. “Repent” is its most frequent message, and repenting means giving up all of our practices—personal, family, ethnic, and national—that are contrary to the commandments of God. The purpose of the gospel is to transform common creatures into celestial citizens, and that requires change."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "Repentance and Change"
    Topics: Change

  • "And now behold, I say unto you, my brethren, if ye have experienced a change of heart, and if ye have felt to sing the song of redeeming love, I would ask, can ye feel so now?"

    — , "Alma 5"
    Topics: Change

  • ""As you hear or read the words of the ancient and modern prophets, refrain from thinking about how the words apply to someone else and ask the simple question: “Lord, is it I?” We must approach our Eternal Father with broken hearts and teachable minds. We must be willing to learn and to change. And, oh, how much we gain by committing to live the life our Heavenly Father intends for us.""

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "Lord, Is It I?"
    Topics: Change

  • "The Lord has a plan for us in this life. He knows us. He knows what is best for us. Just because things are going well does not mean that we should not from time to time consider whether there might be something better. If we continue to live as we are living, will the promised blessings be fulfilled?"

    —Carlos A. Godoy, "The Lord Has a Plan for Us!"
    Topics: Change

  • ""Many choices are not inherently evil, but if they absorb all of our time and keep us from the best choices, then they become insidious. Even worthwhile endeavors need evaluation in order to determine if they have become distractions from the best goals.""

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

  • "Personal testimony of the gospel and the Church is the most important thing you can earn in this life. It will not only bless and guide you during this life, but it will also have a direct bearing on your life throughout eternity."

    —Dieter F. Uchtdorf, "Receiving a Testimony of Light and Truth"
    Topics: Goals, Testimony

  • ""Lifetime goals … take focus and time to achieve. Making these goals is not enough; we must make a plan to carry them out. Tonight or tomorrow, ponder what you want to achieve in your life and what your goals should be. Take the time to write them down and review them throughout the coming years. Then spend a few hours asking yourself what you can do to accomplish these goals today, tomorrow, next week, and in months ahead.""

    —Robert D. Hales, "How to Achieve Lifetime Goals"
    Topics: Goals

  • "Now is the time to align our goals with God’s goals. His work and His glory—"to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man"—can become ours."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "Now Is the Time to Prepare"
    Topics: Goals