Sunday, April 10, 2011

sweet is the work

that title is possibly my new motto for life. i want to paint it on something and hang it on my wall.

...or have someone artistic paint it for me.

anyway, as promised, my favorite moments of General Conference April 2011:

"those who are greatest in the Lord's kingdom are those who have sought opportunities to serve others."
sis. jean a. stevens

"as Latter-day Saints, ours is the duty to invite millions ... to come and see what our church can add to the good things they already have."
elder walter f. gonzalez

"daddy, all of the children here in the ICU have angels helping them."
elder kent f. richards

"they turned their feelings of sympathy into a decision to act on their covenants."
pres. henry b. eyring

"our faith now becomes part of our posterity's faith later."
elder russell m. nelson

"there is great power and protection for us and our youth in establishing celestial traditions in the home."
richard j maynes

"when we have a vision of what we can become, our desire and power to act increase enormously."
elder dallin h. oaks

"kindness is the essence of greatness."
elder joseph b. wirthlin (via elder m. russell ballard)

"turn down the volume control of the worldly noise in our lives."
pres. dieter f. uchtdorf

"preach the gospel at all times -- and if necessary, use words."
st. francis assisi (via pres. uchtdorf)

"the only way to see the view is to make the climb."
elder paul v. johnson

"as sons and daughters of God, we cannot inherit the full measure of eternal life without being fully invested in caring for each other while we are here on earth."
bishop h. david burton

"as we honor our covenants and keep the commandments, as we strive ever more consistently to do good and to become better, we can walk with confidence that God will guide our steps."
elder david a bednar

"temples are more than stone and mortar. they are filled with faith and fasting. they are built of trials and testimonies. they are sanctified by sacrifice and service."
pres. thomas s. monson

"pure love is an incomparable, potent power for good. righteous love is the foundation of a succesful marriage. it is the primary cause of contented, well-developed children."
elder richard g. scott

"thank you, Mr. Gardener, for loving me enough to cut me down."
shared by elder d. todd christofferson

"money and bank accounts are not the Lord's richest blessings."
elder carl b. pratt

"neither professions nor possessions should define identity or self worth."
elder lynn g. robbins

"the Savior had not forgotten or abandoned him."
elder c. scott grow, about his brother

"God not only lives ... He speaks." 
elder jeffrey r. holland

(go find your own favorite parts: read or watch here.)

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