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  • "So much in life depends on our attitude. The way we choose to see things and respond to others makes all the difference. To do the best we can and then to choose to be happy about our circumstances, whatever they may be, can bring peace and contentment."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "Living the Abundant Life"
    Topics: Hope

  • "You know that God is your Father. He loves you. He wants you to be happy. Put your trust in Him (see 2 Nephi 4:34; 28:31). Maintain your focus on His holy temple. Be worthy to receive your endowment and sealing ordinances. Remain faithful to those covenants, and return frequently to the temple. Remember, your loftiest goal is to gain the greatest of all the blessings of God, that of eternal life (see D&C 14:7). Temple ordinances are essential for that blessing (see D&C 131:1–3)."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "What Will You Choose?"
    Topics: Progression

  • "Above everything else you are seeking to learn, seek to know God, your Heavenly Father, and His Son, Jesus Christ. Come to know Them and love Them, as I do."

    —Russell M. Nelson, "What Will You Choose?"
    Topics: Progression

  • "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