The April 2014 General Conference was inspiring and relevant, as all such conferences are.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are counseled to study the words of the prophets and find in that study ways to become better disciples.
Hinckley When: September 1995 General Relief Society Meeting Note: In this address, President Hinckley read the historic document “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.” Notable quotes: “It is the home which produces the nursery stock of new generations.
In furtherance of this we of the First Presidency and the Council of the Twelve Apostles now issue a proclamation to the Church and to the world as a declaration and reaffirmation of standards, doctrines and practices relative to the family which the prophets, seers, and revelators of this church have repeatedly stated throughout its history.
I now take the opportunity of reading to you [The Family: A Proclamation to the World”].” By Boyd K.
There is, however, a far more common ailment among us—and that is pride from the bottom looking up.
It is manifest in so many ways, such as faultfinding, gossiping, backbiting, murmuring, living beyond our means, envying, coveting, withholding gratitude and praise that might lift another, and being unforgiving and jealous.” “The proud depend upon the world to tell them whether they have value or not.
They are two eternal ideals that appear to contradict one another.
Is there no way for justice to be fully served, and mercy also? The law of justice can be fully satisfied and mercy can be fully extended—but it takes someone else. Unless there is a mediator, unless we have a friend, the full weight of justice untempered, unsympathetic, must, positively must fall on us.
Notable quotes: “Tonight I am going to let your teachers give you the A’s that I hope you earn. Bless them that they may walk acceptably before Thee as Thy cherished sons and daughters.” By Sheri L. 2001 General Relief Society Meeting Note: Sheri Dew’s popular talk teaches of the importance of motherhood from an eternal perspective, regardless of whether a woman has physically borne children.
Notable quotes: “Motherhood is not what was left over after our Father blessed His sons with priesthood ordination. declared, motherhood is ‘as divinely called, as eternally important in its place as the Priesthood itself.’” “Recent horrifying events in the United States have underscored the fact that we live in a world of uncertainty.
Packer When: April 1977 General Conference Note: In this talk, a young Boyd K.