Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


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

  • "We each belong to and are needed in the family of God."

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

  • "Family is the center of life and is the key to eternal happiness."

    —L. Tom Perry, "Why Marriage and Family Matter--Everywhere in the World"
    Topics: Family

  • "Sisters, few of us will ever have to face an angry mob, but there is a war going on in this world in which our most cherished and basic doctrines are under attack. I am speaking specifically of the doctrine of the family. The sanctity of the home and the essential purposes of the family are being questioned, criticized, and assaulted on every front."

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

  • "We need to boldly defend the Lord’s revealed doctrines describing marriage, families, the divine roles of men and women, and the importance of homes as sacred places—even when the world is shouting in our ears that these principles are outdated, limiting, or no longer relevant."

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

  • "Families are the Lord’s workshop on earth to help us learn and live the gospel. We come into our families with a sacred duty to help strengthen each other spiritually."

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

  • "Membership in the family of God is not contingent upon any kind of status—marital status, parental status, financial status, social status, or even the kind of status we post on social media."

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