Category: Quorum of the 12 Apostles

  • Self-Care

    Self-Care

    In “Daily Restoration“, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf talks about making small corrections in our daily lives. These small corrections move us back to the covenant path. In the world today this is also known as self-care. Definition Self-care is the taking of time to work on oneself. There are multiple areas to work on. We…

  • Faith, Ask, Receive, Act

    Faith, Ask, Receive, Act

    President Henry B. Eyring discusses what we can do to increase our faith, and then to act on that faith in his talk “The Faith to Ask and Then to Act“. He provides a quote from Nephi in the Book of Mormon that has inspired this blog post. Nephi’s Formula I love the writings of…

  • Who Or What Do You Love?

    Who Or What Do You Love?

    In his talk, “Lovest Thou Me More Than These“, President M. Russell Ballard relates how Christ’s question to Peter is relevant to us today. As I read and listened to the talk, the following questions came to mind: How would I answer the question? How confident would I be in the answer? Would it be…

  • K.I.S.S – Keep It Simple Saints

    K.I.S.S – Keep It Simple Saints

    In “Simply Beautiful – Beautifully Simple“, Elder Gary E. Stevenson discusses two elements of the restored gospel. They are divinely appointed responsibilities and the gospel is plain, precious, and simple. He goes on to give four accounts of these two elements. As I have stated before, one of the conference themes is around the everyday…

  • What are my 8, 9, and 10?

    What are my 8, 9, and 10?

    In his talk “The Things of My Soul“, Elder Rasband listed seven things that “prepare [one] to hear promptings, that lift[s] [one’s] sights beyond the ways of the world, that give purpose to [one’s] work in the gospel and to [one’s] very life . . . These things apply to all who seek to be…

  • The Power of God in My Life

    The Power of God in My Life

    In his talk “With the Power of God in Great Glory“, Elder Bednar shares examples of people “armed with righteousness and with the power of God in great glory.” It got me thinking about the power of God in my life and where I have been a recipient and where I have utilized it. Missionary…

  • Why I Go to Church

    Why I Go to Church

    In his talk “The Need for a Church“, Elder Oaks discusses why having an organization such as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is necessary. As I listened to, and read, his words the question I had was simple, “Why do I go to church?”. Why I Go to Church In my ponderings…

  • God’s Love and Parenting

    God’s Love and Parenting

    In his talk “The Love of God” Elder Christofferson discusses God’s love. My purpose today is to discuss how understanding God’s love can help us in our parenting efforts. “Our Heavenly Father loves us profoundly and perfectly. In His love, He created a plan, a plan of redemption and happiness to open to us all…

  • Compassion

    Compassion

    Compassion should be an easy topic to discuss. Elder Soares talk focuses on the Savior’s abiding compassion. How can we be like the Savior when it comes to compassion? Compassion is a mindset We read about the story in the picture above in Luke 7:36-50. From the story, we can see how Jesus’s mindset completely…

  • All In

    All In

    In the Saturday morning session of the October 2021 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Holland relates the story of the rich young ruler who didn’t follow Christ because of his many possessions. In relating this story, he remarks that it is “ultimately … about wholehearted, unreserved devotion to…