I feel certain that if, in our homes, parents will read from The Book of Mormon prayerfully and regularly, both by themselves and with their children, the spirit of that great book will come to permeate our homes and all who dwell therein. The spirit of reverence will increase; mutual respect and consideration for each other will grow. The spirit of contention will depart. Parents will counsel their children in greater love and wisdom. Children will be more responsive and submissive to the counsel of their parents. Righteousness will increase. Faith, hope, and charity - the pure love of Christ - will abound in our homes and lives, bringing in their wake peace, joy, and happiness.
- President Marion G. Romney

Monday, May 11, 2009

Living Scripture- Becoming Provident Providers Temporally and Spiritually by Elder Robert D. Hales

Becoming Provident Providers Temporally and Spiritually by Elder Robert D. Hales

Lets read this talk and discuss what we've learned, in the comments section.

I have yet to read it again, today, but I remember being greatly touched by the words that were spoken.


Amanda D said...

Another talk that I felt the speaker was speaking right to me. I was surprised to hear him put a food addiction in the same category as drugs and debt. I hadn't thought about that before, and it has given me something to think about as I think I have a food addiction.

There is so much in this talk to learn from. Tips for family budgets, tithing, keeping commandments. I think that it is a talk that anyone that reads it will find something that speaks to them. I am intrigued with the idea of reviewing all the family finances in a FHE type setting.

I hope I'm making some sense! I'm enjoying these posts! Keep it up. :)

TaLaisa said...

Thanks for sharing Amanda!

This was a very good talk. I love how they (the Apostles, Prophets, General Authorities) are able to reprimand with love. They often talk about serious problems and still I am able to feel love and hope. I'm grateful to know that they speak with the Spirit and are saying what Heavenly Father wants us to hear. As strange as it may sound this talk reminds me of the perfect way to parent. Reprimand/discipline with love and the Spirit and it'll go deeper.

I too have a food addiction and it was interesting to hear it put on the same level as pornography and excessive debt. I have much to work on, but I feel great love and hope toward the task that needs accomplishing.