The secret of a happy marriage is to serve God and each other.
The secret of a happy marriage is to serve God and each other. The goal of marriage is unity and oneness, as well as self-development. Paradoxically, the more we serve one another, the greater is our spiritual and emotional growth.
We can choose to humble ourselves by confessing and forsaking our sins and being born of God.
Pride is ugly. It says 'If you succeed I am a failure.'
Strong families cultivate an attribute of effective communication. They talk out their problems, make plans together, and cooperate toward common objectives.
Why did the Lord inspire Mormon (or Moroni or Alma) to include that in his record? What lesson can I learn from that to help me live in this day and age?
I promise you that, with increased attendance in the temples of our God, you shall receive increased personal revelation to bless your life as you bless those who have died.
Communities have a responsibility to assist the family in promoting wholesome entertainment. What a community tolerates will become tomorrow's standard for today's youth.
True repentance involves a change of heart and not just a change of behavior.
Families must spend more time together in work and recreation.
Fidelity to one's marriage vows is absolutely essential for love, trust and peace.
To the patriots I say this: Take that long eternal look. Stand up for freedom, no matter what the cost. Stand up and be counted. It can help to save your soul-and maybe your country.
One good yardstick as to whether a person might be the right one for you is this: in her presence, do you think your noblest thoughts, do you aspire to your finest deeds, do you wish you were better than you are?
I have little need to remind you that water has become one of our major national concerns.
Mothers stay close to your daughters Earn and deserve their love and respect Be united with their father in the rearing of your children Do nothing in your life to cause your daughters to stumble because of your example.
Freedom is an eternal principle. Heaven disapproves of force, coercion and intimidation. Only a free people can be truly a happy people.
God help us to be grateful for our blessings, never to be guilty of the sin of ingratitude, and to instill this same gratitude into the lives of our children.
In all seriousness you who submit yourselves to an abortion or to an operation that precludes you from safely having additional healthy children are jeopardizing your exaltation and your future membership in the kingdom of God.
God will not be mocked.
Ours is a representative republic with a Constitution in which is recognized the natural law and the natural rights of man. It is a republic with a spiritual foundation characterized by freedom -- freedom for the individual and for his society.
There is no greater Church calling than that of a home teacher. There is no greater Church service rendered to our Father in Heaven's children than the service rendered by a humble, dedicated, committed home teacher.
The Lord is letting the wheat and the tares mature before he fully purges the Church. He is also testing you to see if you will be misled. The devil is trying to deceive the very elect.
Have a good physical outlet of some sport or exercise. Overcome evil with good. You can overcome many evil inclinations through good physical exertion and healthful activities. A healthy soul...is in better condition to overthrow the devil.
Right and wrong as moral principles do not change. They are applicable and reliable determinants whether the situations with which we deal are simple or complicated. There is always a right and wrong to every question which requires our solution.
We can and should place special emphasis on developing in our youth constructive incentives -- a love of science, engineering, and math, so that they will want to take advanced scientific courses and thereby help meet the needs of our times.
Only Jesus Christ is uniquely qualified to provide that hope, that confidence, and that strength we need to overcome the world and rise above our human failings. To do so, we must place our faith in Him and live by His laws and teachings.
Beware of those who would pit the dead prophets against the living prophets, for the living prophets always take precedence.
Many novels and modern publications are corrupters of morals or distorters of truth.
Pride is the great stumbling block of Zion. I repeat: Pride is the great stumbling block of Zion.
The Lord has warned and forewarned us against a day of great tribulation and given us counsel, through His Servants, on how we can be prepared for these difficult times. Have we heeded His counsel?
That the sole object and only legitimate end of government is to protect the citizen in the enjoyment of life, liberty, and property, and when the government assumes other functions it is usurpation and oppression.
The leisure time of children must be constructively directed to wholesome, positive pursuits. Too much time viewing television can be destructive...It is estimated that growing children today watch television over twenty-five hours per week.
Without goals our efforts may be scattered and unproductive.
We oppose and abhor the damnable practice of wholesale abortion and every other unholy and impure act which strikes at the very foundation of the home and family, our most basic institutions.
I speak of honor-your honor to God-your honor to country-your honor to self. I sincerely believe it to be the cure to most of our ills, both on a national or individual basis.
There are times when you simply have to righteous hang on and outlast the devil.
The proud wish God would agree with them. They are not interested in changing their opinions to agree with God's.
Do not make your mind a dumping ground for other people's garbage.
Not only must we move forward in a monumental manner more copies of the Book of Mormon, but we must move boldly forward into our own lives and throughout the earth more of its marvelous messages.
The revelation to store food may be as essential to our temporal salvation today as boarding the ark was to the people in the days of Noah.
While you are going through your trial, you can recall your past victories and count the blessings that you do have with a sure hope of greater ones to allow if you are faithful.
Pride is concerned with who is right while humility is concerned with what is right.
Family preparedness has been a long-established welfare principle.