"Polish and refine whatever talents the Lord has given you. Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great and strong purpose in your heart. Love life and look for its opportunities." Gordon B.
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.
“As you create a home, don't get distracted with a lot of things that have no meaning for you or your family. Don't dwell on your failures, but think of your successes. Have joy in your home. Have joy in your children. Be grateful for the journey.
“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
The things you say are noticed by your children and by others. They see and learn both the kind and the unkind things we say or do. Nothing exposes our true selves more than how we treat one another in the home. -Joseph B.
I'd say one of my favorite experiences has been these last few years having the opportunity to accompany him as he's gone on personal visits and as he's given blessings to individuals. I feel like I've truly been in the sacred place when he expresses his love to others, and them to him. He'll always say, "I could be anywhere in the world, but I've chosen to be with you." and to see their reactions is always just very sweet - Ann M. Dibb
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.
His journal was 33 black binders on the shelves of his personal study when President Spencer W. Kimball was called to be President of the Church in Since then, he has frequently counseled and exhorted members of the Church to keep personal journals.