“Never is the power of the priesthood, which you hold, more wonderful than when there is a crisis in your home, a serious illness, or some great decision that has to be made. … Vested in the power of the priesthood, which is the power of Almighty God, is the power to perform miracles if … Continue reading There is power in this quote, it is Priesthood Power
The complements of virtue provides power.
“It is said that any virtue when taken to an extreme can become a vice.” Of Things That Matter Most - Dieter F. Uchtdorf [The following are a like and a comment on this post] +1'd by: David Benedict Morgan Hendrick - 2018-05-21 09:23:15-0400 My name is Mr Hendrick Morgan, I have been diagnosed with … Continue reading The complements of virtue provides power.
Be Ye Therefore Perfect—Eventually
“My brothers and sisters, except for Jesus, there have been no flawless performances on this earthly journey we are pursuing, so while in mortality let’s strive for steady improvement without obsessing over what behavioral scientists call ‘toxic perfectionism.’ We should avoid that latter excessive expectation of ourselves and of others and, I might add, of … Continue reading Be Ye Therefore Perfect—Eventually
Humbly recognize God’s purposes in our actions
“When a reporter tried to recognize Mother Teresa for her life’s mission to help the poor, she retorted: ‘It’s [God’s] work. I am like a … pencil in his hand. … He does the thinking. He does the writing. The pencil has nothing to do with it. The pencil has only to be allowed to … Continue reading Humbly recognize God’s purposes in our actions
Service is what we strive to do forever
“Service is not something we endure on this earth so we can earn the right to live in the celestial kingdom. Service is the very fiber of which an exalted life in the celestial kingdom is made.” The Living Bread Which Came Down from Heaven - By Elder D. Todd Christofferson
I think this quote is quite intriguing: "The Savior is not dependent on food or water or oxygen or any other substance or power or person for life. Both as Jehovah and Messiah, He is the great I Am, the self-existing God. He simply is and ever will be." The Resurrection of Jesus Christ - … Continue reading
President Kimball's address about keeping a personal journal has had a deep impact upon me from my youth. Just yesterday, as I prepared a map and compass course for scouts, I was reminded that I have learned that the "Sunday school answers" like keeping the Sabbath day holy and attending church, praying, being temple worthy, … Continue reading Personal Journals
Sidney Gilbert, Section 53, and Being Quiet
Sidney Gilbert's life (1) gives the impression he was a quiet man, as described by Susan Cain (2). I think Heber C. Kimball's comments might reflect a momentary lack of appreciation for introverts (3). The following talk is a classic, and very relevant. After referring to the great acts of Heber and others, the author … Continue reading Sidney Gilbert, Section 53, and Being Quiet
This quote is worth remembering, for we all will have our share of trials in life: “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially … Continue reading
"As parenting declines, the need for policing increases. There will always be a shortage of police if there is a shortage of effective parents! Likewise, there will not be enough prisons if there are not enough good homes." "Society should focus anew on the headwaters—the family—where values can be taught, lived, experienced, and perpetuated. Otherwise, … Continue reading