President Dieter F. Uchtdorf:
* As members of the Church, our hands should always be Christ’s hands.
* Be welcoming to all of God’s children, even if they live, look, dress, speak, or do things differently than you do.
* Bestow compassion, and charity on new and returning members.
* Don’t condemn others. You cannot measure the worth of a soul like God can.
* Stretch your heart and hands out in compassion.
* Understand that it is unworthy to think that those who suffer deserved their suffering.
* Let us love at all times and be there for our brothers and sisters during their times of adversity.
* Seek others’ happiness and love them as you love yourself.
* True love requires action. Don’t just speak of it…show it.
* If we are Christ’s hands, those who we reach out to should be better off than they were before we were with them.
Elder Richard G. Scott:
* Ponder the reality of the redemption that can come through Christ.
* Repent of any disobedience in your life.
* It is vital that we each learn what we can about the Atonement.
*”I encourage you to establish a study plan of Jesus Christ’s call as our personal Savior and Redeemer.”
* Attend the temple consistently.
* Ponder and meditate on scriptural passages.
* Parents: Encourage your children to live the gospel.
* Be sure that every decision you make considers what Jesus would have you do.
* Make Christ the model of who you will pattern your life after.
Elder Donald L. Hallstrom – Presidency of the Seventy:
* Remember that no matter the size of the issue, how people respond can set the course of the rest of our lives.
* Many things can happen that could cause us to be bitter or more righteous. It’s your choice of which outcome is going to happen.
* If you feel like you’ve been wronged by anyone or thing, deal with it directly and with all of your strength.
* Don’t give up in dealing with difficult matters. Turn to the Lord.
* Never let an earthy circumstance disable you spiritually.
Sister Cheryl C. Lant – Former General Primary President:
* Seek the face of the Lord. This requires a lifetime of effort.
* Love the Lord and His children.
* Strive to live the gospel and become a worthy example. You have to know the way before you can show it.
* Teach your children the gospel and help them know how to apply it to their lives.
* Be diligent in keeping the commandments.
Elder Quentin L. Cook:
* Think about what your path to discipleship will require of you, then do it.
* Remember and reverence the Sacrament.
* Show love to those around you and to God.
* Be civil and respectful in your interactions with others.
* Consider that how you conduct yourself when you disagree is a large measure of who you really are as a person.
* Find time to slow down, ponder, pray, and live worthily of the Spirit.
* Avoid “low spiritual ground.”
* Seek the refuge and eternal protection of the temple.
* Listen and adhere to the teachings of our prophets.
President Thomas S. Monson:
* Appreciate that knowing the purpose of life helps you to understand the reasons for death.
* In your days of sorrow, you can take comfort in knowing that “He is Risen.”