Perfection Is A Process

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“Do we frequently reject the Lord’s love that He pours out upon us in much more abundance than we are willing to receive? Do we think we have to be perfect in order to deserve His love? When we allow ourselves to feel ‘encircled about eternally in the arms of his love’ (2 Nephi 1:15), […]

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Experience Can Be For Our Good

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“Partially losing my hearing has helped me develop patience for others, especially those with disabilities. It has helped me find faith to accept affliction. It has given me clarity to realize that instant, miraculous cures are not always the Lord’s will. In fact, sometimes just the opposite is true.While afflictions are never easy, all of […]

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Be Of Good Cheer

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“Tribulations are frightening. And yet the Lord said: ‘Be of good cheer, for I will lead you along. The kingdom is yours and the blessings thereof are yours, and the riches of eternity are yours. ” ‘And he who receiveth all things with thankfulness shall be made glorious’ (D&C 59:7). “The kind of gratitude that […]

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Blessings Come In Different Forms

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“Mercies and blessings come in different forms–sometimes as hard things. Yet the Lord said, ‘Thou shalt thank the Lord thy God in all things’ (D&C 59:7). All things means just that: good things, difficult things–not just some things. He has commanded us to be grateful because He knows being grateful will make us happy. This […]

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