Gospel themes from Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'

There is a good reason why President Thomas S. Monson loves to read and reference Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, “A Christmas Carol.”

“I personally feel it is inspired of God,” the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wrote in the Ensign‘s August 2008 First Presidency Message. “It brings out the best within human nature. It gives hope. It motivates change. We can turn from the paths which would lead us down and, with a song in our hearts, follow a star and walk toward the light.”

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