Today I pray earnestly that all of us may open wide the three gates of which I have spoken—the Gate of Preparation, the Gate of Performance, and the Gate of Service—and walk through them to our exaltation.
To get to heaven, we must live righteously throughout our lives as we strive to be obedient, faithful, and covenant keeping. We must "finish the race."
In order to attain celestial exaltation, teaches Bernard P. Brockbank, we must know God, love Him, obey Him, and listen for His protecting voice.
Channing Pollock recently wrote that without family, heaven doesn't matter. How grateful we are to know of the eternal duration of marriage and family.
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To receive the blessings of eternal glory that we are each striving for, we need to honestly evaluate our lives and whether they are in harmony with the commandments of God.