General Conference talk
Sunday April 05th 2020, 10:15 pm
Filed under: Life

Jeffrey R. Holland had a son working on his PhD at Stanford and so for several years we got to know the son and his wife and little boy and every now and then his folks would fly into town to visit, so we got to know them a little bit, too.

That toddler would be a young adult now, but at age two he had the biggest cutest jowls and a surprisingly deep voice–he was his grampa’s mini-me, and absolutely adorable.

All that aside, here’s what his grandfather, one of the twelve apostles serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, said at General Conference:

“When we have conquered COVID-19—and we will—may we be equally committed to freeing the world from the virus of hunger and freeing neighborhoods and nations from the virus of poverty.

May we hope for schools where students are taught, not terrified they will be shot, and for the gift of personal dignity for every child of God, unmarred by any form of racial, ethnic, or religious prejudice. The rising generation deserve so much more.
May we press forward with love in our hearts.”

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Comment by Jayleen Hatmaker 04.06.20 @ 4:35 am

That’s a prayer I can get behind.Thank you for sharing it. Amen.

Comment by Joanne Seiff 04.06.20 @ 7:47 pm

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