I can see that living according to the standards outlined in the Word of Wisdom has blessed my life.
“We think it’s very helpful for our members to understand how the Church is administered.” (Elder Anthony D. Perkins)
Heavenly Father is aware of me and will not leave me comfortless, but it is my responsibility to reach out and use those tools He has made available for me.
My Addiction Recovery Program support group meetings have become one of the holiest places on the earth for me.
The underlying lesson this parable is trying to teach is that we need be watchful in obeying the commandments of God.
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.
“Remember, not a season of life passes without temptation, trial, or torment, whether spiritually or physically.” President Russell M. Nelson
These guidelines should be shared with youth and their parents before their first interviews.
“Even though people may think that the standards are a set of ‘rules’ that restrict me, they are quite the opposite. I have no hard choices. I simply have standards. The decisions are already made. I choose it to be easy!”