Latter-day Saint Life

3 Ways to Get More Out Of Your Patriarchal Blessing


MR says: What a good reminder of how we can review and receive more from this special, personal counsel from our Heavenly Father.

When was the last time you heard your patriarchal blessing? Have you ever read it out loud? How often do you read your blessing?

Your patriarchal blessing is a letter from God; it will help guide and shape your choices and life! As President Monson put it, “A patriarchal blessing literally contains chapters from your book of eternal possibilities.” As a missionary, I viewed helping the converts and less-actives I worked with to receive their patriarchal blessing as a vital step in preparing for the Temple.

“Your blessing is not to be folded neatly and tucked away. It is not to be framed or published. Rather, it is to be read. It is to be loved. It is to be followed. Your patriarchal blessing will see you through the darkest night.” Thomas S. Monson

Faithful study of your patriarchal blessing can provide insight and guidance for you whole life, so the question becomes, how can I get more out of my patriarchal blessing? Here are 3 ways to get more out of your patriarchal blessing!

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