Monday, September 28, 2009

Navigating our Mortal Journey

"In our search to obtain relief from the stresses of life, may we earnestly seek ways to simplify our lives. . . . May we be worthy to have the companionship of the Holy Ghost and follow the guidance of the Spirit as we navigate this mortal journey."
L. Tom Perry
"Let Him Do It with Simplicity, Ensign," Nov. 2008, 10

Monday, September 21, 2009

Building Character and Compassion

"Learning to endure times of disappointment, suffering, and sorrow is part of our on-the-job training. These experiences, while often difficult to bear at the time, are precisely the kinds of experiences that stretch our understanding, build our character, and increase our compassion for others."
Joseph B. Wirthlin
"Come What May, and Love It, Ensign", Nov. 2008, 27

Monday, September 14, 2009

Choosing the Right Way

"If we choose the right way, we are sustained in our actions by the principles of righteousness, in the which there is power from the heavens. If we choose the wrong way and act on that choice, there is no such heavenly promise or power, and we are alone and are destined to fail."
William R. Bradford
"Righteousness, Ensign," Nov. 1999, 85

Monday, September 7, 2009

God adapts to our Intellectual Ability

"The truths regarding God are understandable to all His children, whatever their level of education or intellectual faculty."
Gérald Caussé
"Even a Child Can Understand, Ensign," Nov. 2008, 32