As I reflect on the many ways my own life has been enriched through associating with people of different religious faiths, I see clearly that much of what I know about how to be a devoted Latter-day Saint comes from lessons I have learned from those outside my faith. I have been strengthened in unique ways by the virtues and values reflected in the lives of the followers of many religious faiths. Here are five simple ways other religions have touched my life and helped make me a more committed Latter-day Saint:
1. Catholicism’s Beautiful Antiquity
Throughout my life, I have loved and admired the beautiful antiquity of the Catholic Church. I love the tradition, the ritual, and the depth of a faith that traces its roots back nearly two thousand years to Peter, the chief apostle called and ordained by Jesus Himself.