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Showing posts from August 17, 2014

If we want to do good, we must be good (Maxwell)

truth, including technology, comes from God (Bednar)

In 1862 Brigham Young said: "Every discovery in science and art, that is really true and useful to mankind has been given by direct revelation from God, though but few acknowledge it. It has been given with a view to prepare the way for the ultimate triumph of truth, and the redemption of the earth from the power of sin and Satan. We should take advantage of all these great discoveries, the accumulated wisdom of ages, and give to our children the benefit of every branch of useful knowledge, to prepare them to step forward and efficiently do their part in the great work”  ( Discourses of Brigham Young,  sel. John A. Widtsoe [1954], 18–19).  Elder David A. Bednar

when you reach the end of your rope, tie a know and hang on (Lincoln)

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Abraham Lincoln

When I do good, I feel good (Abraham Lincoln)

When I do good, I feel good.  When I do bad, I feel bad.  That's my religion. Abraham Lincoln.  

humility before God, strength for life, power of prayer

He who kneels before God can stand before anyone.

advice for life

"Don't look back, your not going that way."                                                          - Unknown

Analogy of Having Faith

"When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off.  You sit still and trust the engineer."                                                                 - Corrie Ten Boom