Elder and Sister Gonzalez share pearls with youth

by | Jul. 06, 2010

What We Believe

Elder Walter F. González and his wife, Zulma, shared free pearls with hundreds of Hispanic young single adults Sunday evening.

Not jewelry, but gospel principles of hope and happiness to utilize in a complicated world.

Speaking to about 300 Spanish youth in a theater at Temple Square's North Visitor's Center, the couple from Uruguay shared several pearls of gospel wisdom: Live a life of faith and hope; today is a beautiful day; remember who you are and where you come from; don't spend your life trying to get things, spend life trying to become what Heavenly Father wants you to be; and use your unique talents and abilities, your armor, to defeat the Goliaths of life.

Elder González, currently a member of the Presidency of the Seventy, also encouraged the youth to follow the prophet, marry in the temple and get a good education. He specifically told them to learn how to speak English elegantly.

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