Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Marriage

  • "God loves you as He loves each and every one of His children, and His desire and purpose and glory is to have you return to Him pure and undefiled, having proven yourselves worthy of an eternity of joy in His presence."

    —Ezra Taft Benson, "A Message to the Rising Generation", Ensign, November 1977
    Topics: Marriage

  • "None of us marry perfection; we marry potential. The right marriage is not only about what I want; it’s also about what she—who’s going to be my companion—wants and needs me to be."

    —Robert D. Hales, "Meeting the Challenges of Today’s World"
    Topics: Marriage

  • "Husbands and wives are equal partners. They have different but complementary responsibilities."

    —Quentin L. Cook, "The Lord Is My Light"
    Topics: Marriage

  • "When was the last time I chose to be happy rather than demanding to be “right”?"

    —Linda K. Burton, "We'll Ascend Together"
    Topics: Marriage

  • "When divorce occurs, individuals have the obligation to forgive rather than to condemn, to lift and to help."

    — , "Divorce"
    Topics: Marriage

  • "Marriage presupposes total allegiance and total fidelity."

    —Spencer W. Kimball, "Chapter 18: Honorable, Happy, Successful Marriage"
    Topics: Marriage

  • "If you marry the right person at the right time and in the right place, you need not fear."

    —M. Russell Ballard, "The Greatest Generation of Young Adults"
    Topics: Marriage

  • "All who have been through divorce know the pain and need the healing power and hope that come from the Atonement."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "Divorce"
    Topics: Marriage

  • "Let us be defenders of marriage as the Lord has ordained it while continuing to show love and compassion for those with differing views."

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

  • "A good marriage does not require a perfect man or a perfect woman."

    —Dallin H. Oaks, "Divorce"
    Topics: Marriage