“I don’t want to drive up to the pearly gates in a shiny sports car, wearing beautifully, tailored clothes, my hair expertly coiffed, and with long, perfectly manicured fingernails. I want to drive up in a station wagon that has mud on the wheels from taking kids to scout camp. I want to be there with a smudge of peanut butter on my shirt from making sandwiches for a sick neighbors children. I want to be there with a little dirt under my fingernails from helping to weed someone’s garden. I want to be there with children’s sticky kisses on my cheeks and the tears of a friend on my shoulder. I want the Lord to know I was really here and that I really lived.”
— Majorie Pay Hinckley

 

postcard-confessions:

"To the Mormons: Society is mean. I admire you for your strong faith. Don’t let them get to you!"Posted from the PostSecret website.

postcard-confessions:

"To the Mormons: Society is mean. I admire you for your strong faith. Don’t let them get to you!"



Posted from the PostSecret website.

It is significant that of all the titles of respect and honor and admiration that are given to Deity, He has asked us to address Him as Father.

“A Message from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints”

Published in a 1973 pamphlet from The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

source: https://www.lds.org/ensign/2002/06/father-consider-your-ways?lang=eng

(via mormoncenteredthought)

holdonthyway:

Nothing makes a woman more attractive than a firm testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

The fact that our hearts yearn for something earth can’t supply is proof that Heaven must be our home.

C.S. Lewis (via beingmormon)

ryanslds:

I found this posted on my Facebook feed yesterday. The photographer found just the right angle to make it look like the construction is complete.

ryanslds:

I found this posted on my Facebook feed yesterday. The photographer found just the right angle to make it look like the construction is complete.

I suppose the Church would be perfect only if it were run by perfect beings. God is perfect, and His doctrine is pure. But He works through us—His imperfect children—and imperfect people make mistakes.

In the title page of the Book of Mormon we read, “And now, if there are faults they are the mistakes of men; wherefore, condemn not the things of God, that ye may be found spotless at the judgment-seat of Christ.”6

This is the way it has always been and will be until the perfect day when Christ Himself reigns personally upon the earth.

It is unfortunate that some have stumbled because of mistakes made by men. But in spite of this, the eternal truth of the restored gospel found in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not tarnished, diminished, or destroyed.

President Uchtdorf (Come, Join With Us)

byamormongirl:

Be the same person you are in the dark as you are in the light. -President Thomas S. Monson

byamormongirl:

Be the same person you are in the dark as you are in the light. -President Thomas S. Monson