We love President and Sister Hinckley. Their beautiful example of loving and learning set a path for us to follow in our own homes and families. As we each progress and grow - we do best when we're allowed the wings to fly...... One of my favorite messages from Sister Hinckley about her husband was this:
"From the very beginning he gave me space and let
President Hinckley said: I’ve tried to recognize my wife’s individuality, her
personality, her desires, her background, her ambitions. Let her fly.
Yes, let her fly! Let her develop her own talents. Let her do things her
way. Get out of her way, and marvel at what she does. -At Home With the Hinckley's - 2003
Sister Marjorie and President Gordon B. Hinckley
"In our old age my beloved companion said to me quietly one evening,
ALL of our heart: “Our love of the Lord will govern
the claims for our affection, the demands on our time, the interests we
pursue, and the order of our priorities” The Great Commandment—Love the Lord ALL of our might:Physical
labor and diligent effort are required. Missionary work requires stamina
and endurance. We serve when we attend to the needs of
others, “such as feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, visiting the
sick and administering to their relief, both spiritually and temporally". ALL of our mind:Our thoughts
must be clean and pure, centered on the Savior. We have covenanted to
always remember Him. We seek the guidance of the Holy Ghost through
scripture study and prayer. As we align your thoughts, words, and
actions with the mind and will of God, we recognize the needs of others
and are worthy and ready to serve. ALL of our strength:Strength is personal and can also indicate the influence we are in the world.
way to obtain strength is to exercise faith in the Savior’s Atonement.
We repent and sanctify ourselves through obedience to His commandments.
We feel the Savior’s enabling power and witness miracles as we serve
in the strength of the Lord.
we serve God with our whole soul, He promises that we will be cleansed
from sin and prepared to stand before Him and receive His eternal
Do you love the Lord? -Spend
time with Him. Meditate on His words. Take His yoke upon you. Seek to
understand and obey, because “this is the love of God, that we keep his
commandments.”When we love the Lord, obedience ceases to be a burden. Obedience
becomes a delight. When we love the Lord, we seek less for things that
benefit us and turn our hearts toward things that will bless and uplift
others. As our love for the Lord
deepens, our minds and hearts become purified. We experience a “mighty
change in … our hearts, that we have no more disposition to do evil, but
to do good continually. -The Great Commandment, Elder Wirthlin