Elder Dallin H. Oaks as a Father: Lessons He's Taught His Children

by | Jun. 21, 2015

Mormon Life

Jenny Oaks Baker’s list of lessons learned from her father is constantly growing: speak kindly of others, use time constructively, live and teach the gospel, act with integrity and cultivate a love of the arts — an admonition that was particularly life-changing for the Grammy-nominated Juilliard graduate and professional violinist. They are just a handful of the traits Baker has gleaned from her father.

Perhaps most importantly, though, Baker knows her father, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as a man who listens to the Spirit.

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