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President Uchtdorf Teaches Members to Learn from Pioneers

OGDEN — It is wise to prepare for the future by looking to the past, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf said Sunday evening.

“We were almost late coming here because Harriet and I were busy winning the World Cup,” he said, making reference to Germany’s 1-0 victory over Argentina earlier in the day.

Speaking during the annual Pioneer Days Devotional in Ogden, Utah, President Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, addressed the topic, “All is Well.”

“From the pioneers we can learn to have faith and trust God; we can learn to be compassionate to others; we can learn that work and industry not only bless us temporally but spiritually; and that happiness is available to us no matter our circumstances,” he said.

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