Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Families

  • "The family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children."

    — , "The Family: A Proclamation to the World"
    Topics: Family

  • "Those who do not marry or those who cannot have children are not excluded from the eternal blessings they seek."

    —Boyd K. Packer, "The Witness"
    Topics: Family

  • "While many governments and well-meaning individuals have redefined marriage, the Lord has not."

    —Neil L. Andersen, "Spiritual Whirlwinds"
    Topics: Family

  • "Husbands and wives, as co-creators, should eagerly and prayerfully invite children into their homes."

    —Ezra Taft Benson, "Chapter 15: The Sacred Callings of Fathers and Mothers"
    Topics: Family

  • "Married couples are tried by temptation, misunderstandings, financial problems, family crises, and illness, and all the while love grows stronger. Mature love has a bliss not even imagined by newlyweds."

    —Boyd K. Packer, "The Plan of Happiness"
    Topics: Family

  • "Our doctrinal obligation is to our own ancestors. This is because the celestial organization of heaven is based on families. The First Presidency has encouraged members, especially youth and young single adults, to emphasize family history work and ordinances for their own family names or the names of ancestors of their ward and stake members. We need to be connected to both our roots and branches. The thought of being associated in the eternal realm is indeed glorious."

    —Quentin L. Cook, "Roots and Branches"
    Topics: Family

  • "The secret of a happy marriage is to serve God and each other. The goal of marriage is unity and oneness, as well as self-development."

    —Ezra Taft Benson, "Chapter 14: Marriage and Family--Ordained of God"
    Topics: Family

  • "Let us help build the kingdom of God by standing up boldly and being defenders of marriage, parenthood, and the home."

    —Bonnie L. Oscarson, "Defenders of the Family Proclamation"
    Topics: Family

  • "We are each part of God’s family."

    —Carole M. Stephens, "The Family Is of God"
    Topics: Family

  • "Families are the Lord’s workshop on earth to help us learn and live the gospel."

    —Cheryl A. Esplin, "Filling Our Homes with Light and Truth"
    Topics: Family