Living in the world...or escaping it

You may or may not have seen the recent CES Fireside given by Elder Bednar, but the church has made a concerted point of bringing it to our attention.

The General Relief Society Presidency has asked R.S. Presidencies to teach this address in their meetings, and I’ve seen other press rambling around about it’s message.

I read this address before I watched video stream of it. It’s words have haunted me. Elder Bednar addresses what I consider to be a looming dark cloud for our children. The beauty of Elder Bednar’s address, however, wasn’t just his apostolic warning of getting addicted to video games, it was his eloquent and well researched position that we are too often minimizing the importance of our bodies by using them in such mindless and useless ways.

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