General Conference thoughts: Spiritual Capacity

Perhaps, if I was to lead a discussion on this conference talk, I would have two containers at the front of the room. Then I would fill them with water and fill the bigger container about half full and the small container to the brim. “Which one has met its capacity?” Continue reading

General Conference thoughts: Revelation for the Church, Revelation for Our Lives

by President Russell M. Nelson

I used to pray, and to be honest I sometimes still slip into this mode, to let so-and-so “be safe.”  What does that even mean?  Do I really expect all my loved ones to be able to live in some kind of bubble totally protected from the world and make it through unscathed?  This is not a realistic hope and it won’t help anyone I’m praying for. Continue reading

Always Retain a Remission of Your Sins

by David A. Bednar

“We are imperfect human beings striving to live in mortality according to Heavenly Father’s perfect plan of eternal progression. The requirements of His plan are glorious, merciful, and rigorous. We may at times be filled with determination and at other times feel totally inadequate. We may wonder if we spiritually can ever fulfill the commandment to stand spotless before Him at the last day.”

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