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Parenthood

General Conference focused on parenthood, specifically teaching children the gospel and setting an example for the youth. Some paraphrased highlights:
  • Church programs should support, not supplant, the home. (Elder Packer)
  • If we strengthen children when they are young, they less likely will need to be rescued as teenagers. (Elder Eyring)
  • Begin to teach children by the cradleside, by example and precept. (Elder Perry)
  • Children, even infants, respond to the spirit of the Book of Mormon. (Elder Bednar)
  • If we want our children to come unto Christ, we should too to show them the way. (Sister Lant)
  • Children intuitively want to be good. It is up to us to help them retain that connection with heaven. (Sister Lant)
  • There is no substitute for the youth seeing us live the gospel. (Elder Hales)
Sharing Time: Which General Conference talks or quotes stuck out to you?

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Anonymous said…
I enjoyed being a parent and still do -what a blessing-DAD

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