Inspiration

I bear you my testimony that I too receive many revelations daily. Let me tell you of those I received yesterday.

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Joy In The Gospel

The assistants and I were driving north toward Nashville after having spent two days in Chattanooga. A carload of young men came up behind us rather rapidly and pulled alongside us. They looked over at us. We were dressed in our white shirts and ties. They were dressed differently.

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Pressure

Our first-string center had just fouled out. The coach had no one to turn to but me. Not much time remained when I left the bench upon which I had spent almost all of my basketball career. With only seconds remaining the score was tied and I was fouled. All eyes were upon me as I placed my toe as close as I could to the line. Pressure bore heavily upon my shoulders. Dear old American Fork High could win or lose, depending upon me. I released the ball and...

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Dignity And Respect

A missionary showing dignity and respect calls his companion "Elder Clark." He knows that that is more appropriate than calling him "Clark" or "Robert" or "Robbie." He just senses that. No one needs to remind him. He calls his president, "President" rather than "pres." He does that because his inward dignity and respect causes him to sense that that is the way it should be.

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Yogurt

Yogurt is the world's worst stuff. If we were to take all the yogurt that could be found and ship it to the moon it would certainly make me happy. I had a friend once that actually ate some of it and wasn't the least bit ashamed.

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A Mesa Temple Story

The following story was related to Pres. Packard of the Los Angeles Temple by his son who works in the Mesa Arizona Temple. Pres. Packard called the President of the Mesa Temple and confirmed that the story was true.

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A Book of Mormon Parable

A young man once long ago claimed he had found a large diamond in his field as he was plowing. He put the stone on display to the public free of charge, and everyone took sides. A psychologist showed, by citing some famous case studies, that the young man was suffering from a well-known form of delusion. An historian showed that other men have also claimed to have found diamonds in fields and been deceived. A geologist proved that there was no diamonds in the area but only quartz. The young man had been fooled by a quartz.

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Opposition

Cripple him and you have a Sir Walter Scott.

Lock him in a prison cell and you have a John Bunyon.

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A Little Parable For Mothers

The young mother set her foot on the path of life. "Is the way long?" she asked. And her guide said, "Yes, and the way is hard. And you will be old before you reach the end of it. But the end will be better than the beginning."

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