Family

    I hope that the more we are talking with them about following spiritual promptings, the more fluent they will become in the language of the Spirit.
    “Teach ‘em how to pray and how to work” has been our family motto for many years.
    Every father has a divine role in raising his children in truth and righteousness.
    “Brothers and sisters, some of our greatest opportunities to demonstrate our love will be within the walls of our own homes.” (President Thomas S. Monson)
    Family is not a man-made concept that can be arbitrarily re-defined.
    “Do your duty and don’t do anything to embarrass your mother.”
    “After my mother passed away, we realized we had horribly misjudged her. Then missionaries showed us there was a way to make amends.”
    “It is the only Sabbath meeting the entire family can attend together.” (President Dallin H. Oaks)
    First Presidency guidelines seek greater family involvement in the missionary experience
    This resource will greatly impact our lives, bringing families together, strengthening testimonies or creating them, and being strengthened as individuals.
    “The strongest feeling is that we should not regulate families or individuals or determine what they should do. …[they] should make the hour they are given for home study a joy and a delight.” Elder Quentin L. Cook
    “Sometimes our teachers can be our children.”