Not to detract from the analogy Elder Renlund used but to try and put it in my language here are my thoughts about faith and works. Continue reading
First of all, how cool is that artwork Elder Andersen used as his object lesson? I’d love to visit the exhibit in New York (if it is still available). Continue reading
by Elder Neil L. Andersen
“This is going to hurt a little bit,” is what we could have been told before we left our pre-mortal home to come to earth. Pain is part of growth it will happen. Continue reading
by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf
My first thought while listening to this talk was ‘is this just another form of faith, hope, charity?’ Perhaps it is but it is in our language today. In other words, it’s to our understanding. Continue reading
by Elder D. Todd Christofferson
and Elder Gerrit W. Gong
This morning I read the account of the people of Alma living in the land of Helam. They had broken apart from the people of King Noah and joined in covenant to live the law of the Lord. They were free, industrious, and happy. But then the Lamanites found them and they were forced to live in bondage. While in bondage their taskmasters were severe and made life difficult for them. The Lord strengthened them so that they could endure their trials and eventually they were delivered from bondage and joined King Mosiah in the land of Zarahemla. (Mosiah 23-24) Continue reading
Fear came to my heart
because I could not see.
I could not tell
where I should be. Continue reading
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
by Elder Claudio D. Zivic
This is a word we are taught in primary. And in primary it seems like a fairly simple idea. Why wouldn’t you hold on to the gospel forever? Why would you ever let go? Continue reading
If it’s all the same to you
I think I’ll wallow a bit.
This is more than I can handle,
I’m just not very fit. Continue reading
by Elder M. Russell Ballard
In short, keep holding on. Don’t be deceived. Keep your focus on Christ. Continue reading