The Golden Rule

I learned about the Golden Rule when I was a little girl. I learned to say “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.” But I admit I more often would do unto others before they could do unto me. It was a rough neighborhood! (Just kidding). Can you imagine what a wonderful world it would be if we all did our best to follow this simple rule. Think specifically. Think of the kindness, the happiness, the peace! See if this quote by President Gordon B. Hinckley helps: “May I remind us . . . that if only each of us would reflect occasionally on that Christ-given mandate and make an effort to observe it, this would be a different world. There would be greater happiness in our homes; there would be kinder feelings among our associates; there would be much less of litigation and a greater effort to compose differences. There would be a new measure of love and appreciation and respect. There would be more generous hearts, more thoughtful consideration and concern, and a greater desire to spread the gospel of peace and to advance the work of salvation among the children of men (“‘Do Ye Even So to Them,’” Ensign, December 1991, 4).
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