The volume and frequency of my posts here has never been great, and I do not have a large, active community of commenters, but I hope that my small contribution has had a positive influence on those who have read my thoughts here and that what I have lacked in volume I have made up for in quality and clarity."
I have an amazing wife and children. I am grateful for my parents, my siblings and their spouses and children; for my wife's parents, her siblings and their spouses and their children; for my grandparents and my wife's grandparents; for my many uncles, aunts, uncles and aunts in law; for my many, many cousins, cousins-in-law, children of cousins, in-laws of cousins; close friends and their families who treat me like one of their own.
I am grateful for such a vast extended family and for the influence you have had on my life. Thank you.
#family #friends #relatives #thanksgiving
- Doctrine & Covenants, Section 59, Verses 7 - 8
"If thou art merry, praise the Lord with singing, with music, with dancing, and with a prayer of praise and thanksgiving. If thou art sorrowful, call on the Lord thy God with supplication, that your souls may be joyful."
- Doctrine & Covenants, Section 136, Verses 28 - 29
"To thank the Lord in all things is not merely a courtesy, it is a commandment as binding upon us as any other commandment."
- LDS Apostle Marion G. Romney, 1982
#lds #mormon #thanksgiving
Instead, Jesus calls upon us to have a deliberate trust in God’s unfolding purposes, not only for all humankind but for us individually. And we are to be of good cheer in the unfolding process."
- Apostle Neal A. Maxwell, 1982
#lds #mormon #quotes
- President Gordon B. Hinckley, 1983
#lds #mormon #quotes
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#chipmunks #music #goth
Sustaining the prophets and apostles has become increasingly difficult and controversial. It used to be that what was expected of good members of society aligned reasonably well with the teachings of the church.
But that is no longer true.
#lds #mormon #prophets #apostles
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