We have recently had the opportunity to reflect on the life of Gordon B. Among other qualities, President Hinckley was known for being a devoted and caring husband. He and his wife Marjorie were happily married for nearly 67 years.
"as i held her hand and saw mortal life drain from her fingers, i confess i was…
LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley and his wife, Sister Marjorie Pay Hinckley, share a laugh recently.
President Gordon B. Hinckley: "Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others.
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& our wagon gets stuck in the mud, God is much more likely to assist the man who gets out to push than the man who merely raises his voice in prayer& matter how eloquent the oration.& & Dieter F. Uchtdorf "Faith without works is Dead"
I come to you tonight with a plea that we stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight. I am suggesting that as we go
So many of us make a great fuss of matters of small consequence. We are so easily offended. Happy is the man who can brush aside the offending remarks of another and go on his way. ~ Gordon B Hinckley
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Counselor in the First Presidency
Sometimes I feel I lack faith in the eternities, when I grieve. And then I remember this precious moment of President Hinckley grieving his beloved Marjorie, and I remember that love means missing them in the mean time. "missing them in the mean time.
A rare photo of Dieter and Harriet Uchtdorf early in their marriage; the photo was discovered decades later by a missionary who had served in Germany. A humorous & inspiring article also found here. (Photo from LDS Living)
“Give your child a compliment and a hug; Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved. Friends move away, children grow up, loved ones pass on.
“Ask yourself, 'How did God bless me today?' If you do that long enough and with faith, you will find yourself remembering blessings. And sometimes, you will have gifts brought to your mind which you failed to notice during the day, but which you will the
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To forgive someone amounts to this, actually: to allow oneself not to have to go through the same pain again and again. We are not guilty of the wounds inflicted to us. To forgive someone is to forgive ourselves.
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