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Elder Kikuchi: 'How to open your heart to heaven'

Elder Yoshihiko Kikuchi of the Seventy taught three simple principles to the audience gathered in the Marriott Center on the BYU campus Tuesday, Jan 18, and promised their lives would be changed if they follow them. Elder Kikuchi addressed the students, faculty and staff audience and quoted from the 13th chapter of John when he said that Heavenly Father is the Farmer, the Savior is the Vine, and "we are the grapes."

In order to cultivate spiritual nourishment from the Vine daily, Elder Kikuchi suggested three things to cultivate, increase and deepen spirituality.

First, hold a personal morning devotional.

"I would like to invite you to wake up a little early, but not super early because it won't last," Elder Kikuchi said in a joking manner. He said to be up reasonably early in order to prepare in mind and body for the day ahead.

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