Archive for the ‘love’ Category

Love Is In

Love is in a hug, a word, a glance
Where the heart strings tug then skip and dance

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The memories of their courtship
Live on in the hearts of their children
The joining of two spirits in worship
Through blessings from heaven given

I hope there are some children out there who think their parents are living the best love story they ever heard! Anyone out there meet at church? 

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“The Savior demonstrated genuine love of God by living the perfect life, by honoring the sacred mission that was His. Never was He haughty. Never was He puffed up with pride. Never was He disloyal. Ever was He humble. Ever was He sincere. Ever was He obedient.”

—Thomas S. Monson, “Obedience Brings Blessings
Topics: Jesus ChristLoveProphetic Messages
Never was He haughty
Or puffed up with pride
He with power aplenty
Let the Father guide
Let us honor what we hold
As a sacred call
Let us help the work unfold
And give to God our all

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Standing on the side of love
In the absence of fear
I place my trust in God above
And feel the Spirit near

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Love is a fragile thing
Tender to the touch
Timid at its first budding
Gentle feelings blush

“How Do I Love Thee?” – Jeffrey R. Holland
speeches.byu.edu/Feb 15, 2000 – ” …. Love is a fragile thing, and some elements in life can try to break it. Much damage can be done if we are not in tender hands, caring hands. …”

“Marriage relationships can be enriched by better communication. One important way is to pray together. This will resolve many of the differences, if there are any, between the couple before sleep comes. I do not mean to overemphasize differences, but they are real, and make things interesting. Our differences are the little pinches of salt which can make the marriage seem sweeter. We communicate in a thousand ways, such as a smile, a brush of the hair, a gentle touch, and remembering each day to say ‘I love you’ and the husband to say ‘You’re beautiful.’ Some other important words to say, when appropriate, are ‘I’m sorry.’ Listening is excellent communication.”
–President James E. Faust, “The Enriching of Marriage,” Ensign, Nov. 1977, 9

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