Whither Shall We Go?

David O. McKay May 10, 1961 • Devotional


We, as the apostles did long ago, must ask the Lord, “Whither shall we go?” He will guide us in on the path that leads back to our Heavenly Father.

Speech highlights:

“Spirituality is the highest acquisition of the soul; the supreme, crowning gift that makes man king of all created things. It is consciousness of victory over self, and of communion with the infinite. It is best expressed in doing, not in dreaming. Every noble impulse, every unselfish expression of love, every brave suffering for the right, every surrender of self to something higher than self…that is spirituality.”

“The power of choice is within you. The roads are clearly marked: one offering animal existence, the other life abundant…two ways lie open for you: one leading to an even lower and lower plane, where are heard the cries of despair and the curses of the poor…and the other leading to the highlands of the morning where are heard the glad shouts of humanity and where honest effort is rewarded with immortality. Whither shall we go?”

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