President Thomas S. Monson Quotes

“Brethren, the Lord knows each of us. Do you think for a moment that He who notes the sparrow’s fall would not be mindful of our needs and our service? We simply cannot afford to attribute to the Son of God the same frailties which we find in ourselves.”

– “The Service That Counts,” general conference, October 1989

“Learn what we should learn. Do what we should do. Be what we should be. By so doing, the blessings of heaven will attend. We will know that we do not serve alone. He who notes the sparrow’s fall will, in His own way, acknowledge our service.”

– “To Learn, To Do, To Be,” general conference, April 1992

“When you were confirmed a member of the church, you received the right to the companionship of the Holy Ghost. He can help you make good choices. When challenged or tempted, you do not need to feel alone. Remember that prayer is the passport to spiritual power.”

– “Preparation Brings Blessing,” general conference, April 2010

Faith & Doubt

“Strive always to retain that childlike faith which can move mountains and bring heaven closer to heart and home.” (“A Code to Live By,” New Era, Sep 2005, 4)

Parent-Teen Communication

Parent-Teen Communication

“The clock ticks more loudly, its hands move more slowly when the night is dark, the hour is late, and a precious son or daughter has not yet come home. If you are detained, make a telephone call: ‘Mom, Dad, we’re OK. Just stopped for something to eat. Don’t worry;...

Marriage Decisions

Marriage Decisions

“ Take the time to confide in them, for they will not leave you nor forsake you. They love you dearly and want for a precious daughter or stalwart son the best in life and the ultimate promises of eternity.” (”Whom Shall I Marry?,” New Era, Oct 2004, 4)

Dignity & Courage

Dignity & Courage

A moral coward is one who is afraid to do what he thinks is right because others will disapprove or laugh. Remember that all men have their fears, but those who face their fears with dignity have courage as well.” (”Courage Counts,” New Era, Sep 2006, 2-6)

Hallmarks of a Happy Home

“‘.’ This description of such a universal goal was provided by the Prophet Joseph Smith. It was relevant then. It is relevant now. With such a clear road map to follow, why then are there so many unhappy people? Frequently, frowns outnumber smiles and despair dampens...

Forgiveness – Hidden Wedges

“.’ The man noticed a framed picture of a lovely girl on the dresser. ‘Who is this?’ he asked.   The woman brightened. ‘She is my daughter, the one beautiful thing in my life.’ ‘And would you help her if she were in trouble or had made a mistake? Would you...

How Firm a Foundation

“At times there appears to be no light at the tunnel’s end, no dawn to break the night’s darkness. We feel surrounded by the pain of broken hearts, the disappointment of shattered dreams, and the despair of vanished hopes. We join in uttering the biblical plea, “Is...

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