I listened quietly. That’s what I do. I am a quiet observer.
His complaint was valid, I’ll give him that.
I listened to a home teacher talk about his assigned single sister to minister to. She owned her own home but was “needy” in that she always asked him to help with fix-it chores. Perhaps he was just venting because he was talking to a family friend. The problem though is that I also was there. And I related to the single sister’s situation. Continue reading
Angels come as promised
to bear you up in need.
But not all angels
are directly heaven’s seed. Continue reading
if you find a virtue.
if I am only a to-do. Continue reading
by Bonnie H. Cordon
and Elder Gary E. Stevenson
The new buzz word in the church is ‘ministering’ and ‘shepherding’ is one of its synonyms. Basically, we need to learn to love one another. It’s not exactly a new concept but rather a new emphasis on it. Probably because we have forgotten what it entails. Continue reading
by Jean B. Bingham
In the end (and we are nowhere near the end of discussing this topic), the most compelling example anyone can give is of the Savior Himself. Look to Jesus, He will show you the way on how to minister. He is, of course, the perfect minister. Continue reading
by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland
How to be a decent human being 101. That’s what this is all about. If the heart is the symbol of love and we live in a time when “men’s hearts shall fail them” (Doctrine and Covenants 45:26) is it any wonder we need to be reminded how to use our heart? Or that we need to know how to put the checklist down and focus on people? Continue reading
by President Russell M. Nelson
It was Easter Sunday and the afternoon session of conference. I needed to get across town to my brother’s house because we were going to have Easter dinner immediately following the session so that the out of town travelers could get home. But I heard that President Nelson would be giving a short talk so I hung around for a few minutes to hear what was going to be announced. Continue reading
Due to space and time, the entire Saturday evening session is combined in one post.
I don’t watch the Saturday evening of conference because after 4 hours from the morning and afternoon, my focus is shot (I’m not sure what I’ll do in October when I should watch that evening session) but I do read every talk in the Ensign. But this session I didn’t need to watch it per se because I heard all about it. At least, the changes announced during it. Continue reading