There are so many questions we encounter in life it's impossible to count them all. Some are mundane and easy to answer, while others are unique and may take a lifetime to resolve. But the most difficult questions often have to do with own lives, questions like: "What career path should I take?" "Whom should I marry?" "How can I be a better parent/spouse?"
But whatever the question may be, we can always take them to our Heavenly Father in prayer. In a recent Facebook post, President Nelson shared how receiving personal revelation and understanding the whispering of the Spirit will help us answer difficult questions in our lives, whether we are centered on the covenant path or not.
"Take your questions directly to your Heavenly Father in prayer. Ask Him, in the name of Jesus Christ, to guide you. You can learn for yourself—right now—how to receive personal revelation. And nothing will make a bigger difference to your life than that!
"I promise you—not the person sitting next to you—but you, that, wherever you are in the world, wherever you are on the covenant path—even if, at this moment, you are not centered on the path—I promise you that if you will sincerely and persistently do the spiritual work needed to develop the crucial, spiritual skill of learning how to hear the whisperings of the Holy Ghost, that you will have all the direction you will ever need in your life. You will be given the answers to the questions of your heart, in the Lord’s own way and time.
"When you know your life is being directed by God, regardless of the challenges and disappointments that may come, you will feel joy and peace."
With rare insight, gained through service as both a world-renowned heart surgeon and a Church leader, President Russell M. Nelson, the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, writes about the unique powers and potential of each individual.
“The potential for divine power is within us,” he says. “It awaits the grasp of each willing child of God.”