Say, what is joy? That is an important thing to define when looking at promised blessings. If you think that joy is being happy all the time with no worries then you are going to be disappointed and probably fooled at the first sign of adversity, trouble, or sorrow.
I admit, after I made a list and scheduled October’s conference talks for my Sunday posts I wondered what prompted me to combine these two talks. I have to combine some commentary on talks due to timing issues and I usually pair two similar themes. After re-reading the two talks I chose for today’s post I wondered what my motivation for this pairing could have been. But as I looked over them again I could see a link between committing to living the gospel and maybe not feeling the promised happiness from doing so. I hope I do both speakers justice in this combination.
by Sister Jean B. Bingham and Elder David A. Bednar
Another combination of talks. The reason I combined these two talks is for the simple reason they give us a formula to find peace. In our day of commotion, peace is still a gift offered and here are a couple of practical solutions to find it. Continue reading
by President Russell M. Nelson
Below is the link to the General Conference talk by President Nelson. Between the link and here I share a few of my personal thoughts on the subject.
Pretty sure this talk was for me. I struggled with a trial during the last conference and this talk was specifically for me. Or so it seemed. Continue reading
by Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Two talks by President Uchtdorf in a row? Can you name me one reason why not?