Messages of inspiration from President Monson

Great expectations

Today, as I look at you, my young brothers and sisters, I contemplate who you are and what you are and who you may become. I say to you …you have great expectation — not as a result of an unknown benefactor, but as a result of a known benefactor, even our Heavenly Father, and great things are expected of you.

— From BYU devotional, Sept. 12, 2000

A happy home

Three of the many hallmarks of a happy home:

Hallmark number one: Kneel down to pray. I would suggest a return to the old-fashioned practice of family prayer.

Hallmark number two: Step up to serve. Service is part and parcel of that stirring word – namely DUTY. Stepping up to serve is duty in action.

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