General Conference thoughts: Just as He Did

I grew up with the idea to pattern my behavior and actions after Christ.  I understood that He is the perfect example and why not model my life after perfection? Did I ever expect to follow perfectly?  No, I don’t think so.  It just seems like a given that to be like Him is unattainable in this life.  But He is the perfect pattern to guide us. Continue reading

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General Conference thoughts: It Is All about People

by Bishop Gérald Caussé

I have shared this before but it’s been awhile.  And it’s one of my favorite examples.

When my brother was called to serve as a bishop he asked several esteemed friends for advice.  Out of all the wise advice he was given by leaders and former leaders on the ward and stake level in church the advice he most often recited came from our dad.  In essence, dad told my brother it’s about the people.   Continue reading