Children of Heavenly Father
In a world that emphasizes identity, remember that above all else we are children of Heavenly Father. This is the most important group to identify with.
“Therefore Ye Are No More Strangers and Foreigners”
As we learn to truly respect and love others for their cultural differences, we will see miracles in their lives and ours.
Truth and Tolerance
Mutual respect and tolerance for others while maintaining commitment to gospel truth will bring all of us closer to Christ.
Loving Our Neighbor: Tolerance and Acceptance as We Come Together in Knowing Christ
Today I want to speak of the importance of understanding, accepting, and respecting those who may be on paths different from our own.
Building Bridges to Harmony Through Understanding
Alwi Shihab asserts that to improve our interdependent world, we must work together to replace radicalism with harmony between Islam and the West.
The World Is Charged with the Grandeur of God: A Mandate for Eternal Education
My dear fellow students seeking learning, even by study and also by faith: I salute you in this noble effort. I consider myself doubly blessed to be permitted to serve some of you as a faculty mentor, others as a campus bishop. My life and that of my family is unmeasurably richer because of our associations with BYU students, whom Linda and I (sort of as doting surrogate parents) consider…
“It’s a Two-Way Street”
Tolerance is a two-way street. If we want others to respect our beliefs, we must be willing to afford the same respect and appreciation to theirs.
Differences . . . “Allow All Men the Same Privilege”
Differences in People One of my earliest childhood memories is of my father, who was a blessed peacemaker, settling disputes in our family by using a Samoan saying he had learned on his mission in the South Seas a few years before: “Asi, asi paco”, he would say (I’m sure my mother and my brother remember it), which he said meant literally, “Ducks are different” or in other words, “Each…
Appreciation—Sign of Maturity
Appreciation for what’s done for us is a great virtue—one that we need to understand and practice if we would get the most out of life.
Tolerance is allowing others to worship in the way they see fit. Tolerance is not, however, forsaking what you know to be true.