The life of a saint is not simply a personal perfecting, it is also a factor in the entire scheme of earth’s redemption. No one can be saved alone, by himself or herself, unassisted by or unassisting others.
Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.
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So, I saw this quote on a picture on Facebook today, and it gave me an idea for my thought. True greatness is found through following the teachings of Jesus Christ. However, most of the world does not recognize this type of greatness. The world sees greatness as a measure of what you’ve done that can be seen; what you’ve done in public that affected a large number of people. In the world’s view, only famous people can be truly great. Continue reading
As I think of my regard and my affection for my Father’s family, the human family, I remember something my earthly father said, and I think probably I inherited that in part from him. He said, “I have never seen a child of God so deep in the gutter that I have not had the impulse to stoop down and lift him up and put him on his feet and start him again.” I would like to say I have never seen one of my Father’s children in my life that I have not realized he was my brother and that God Loves every one of his children.
President George Albert Smith, “President Smith’s Leadership Address”, Deseret News, 2/16/1946
Whenever anyone is reaching out to you for help, remember who they really are. One of the reasons that we are here is to help lift each other out of the ruts that we find ourselves in. Continue reading