Being a beloved community means daily beginning again at building this beloved community.
I hope that because of our efforts to create a community of belonging, we may one day say, "The campus of BYU, the mountains of BYU, the buildings of BYU, how beautiful are they to the eyes of them who there came to the knowledge of their Redeemer as their hearts were knit together in love."
Music is a language that speaks to everyone. Its healing power is expressed by people in every country in the world. Whether we listen to music in church, at home, or in the concert hall, we do it to feel better about our circumstances.
While all human beings share a common bond as beloved spirit children of Heavenly Parents, each of us is a unique individual with individual personalities, experiences, and gifts. And each of these individual characteristics can contribute to greater unity.
Only the gospel of Jesus Christ can unite and bring peace to people of all races and nationalities.
You are a vital part of this gathering. You have something to gain from and something to offer in your interactions with those around you.
I believe something powerful happens anytime we gather as God’s covenant people anywhere in the world, no matter how many people the gathering may include. That power can be difficult to describe, but perhaps these words of the Savior explain it best: “Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them”.
As aspiring Christians but still imperfect Saints, we may not always understand the struggles of others or know how to help. But we can always love them, creating safe spaces where others—and often we ourselves—can struggle with the hard sayings in life.
I can predict with a high degree of certainty that there will be many times in your postgraduate life when you will face decisions that will ultimately be determined by whether you are motivated by pride and riches on the one hand or whether you are moved to act consistently with truths that resonate in your heart and in your mind on the other.
Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Larry L. Howell shows how, in engineering as well as life, collaboration is an essential piece in the "anatomy of invention."
When we apply the gospel to all aspects of our life, we stay true to ourselves and connected to our purpose for living.
Thank you for that kind introduction. There is no one more surprised than I am to be standing in this spot. I’ve heard many wonderful addresses from this podium, and I’m both thrilled and humbled to be here. I’m also very humbled to be speaking on this special day for our country. Not only is it the day we at BYU set aside to honor the men and women who…
"The weightier matters that move us toward our goals of eternal life are love of God, obedience to his commandments, and unity in accomplishing the work of his Church."
It is my prayer, my young, valiant brothers and sisters, that we will seek to be one with our Savior, Jesus Christ, by applying the principles of the gospel in our lives and living obediently to his commandments...
The entrance to our campus is signified by three inspiring mottos: “The glory of God is intelligence”; “The world is our campus”; and “Enter to learn; Go forth to serve.” In contemplating the injunction “Enter to learn; Go forth to serve,” I am intrigued by the proposition that our students should “enter to learn how to go forth to serve more effectively.” This modification makes explicit the relationship between what we learn and…
We can learn to embrace our diversity and use it to enhance our unity as members of Christ's church so that, as Paul says, "we, being many, are one body."
"Each of us must accommodate the mixture of reason and revelation in our lives. The gospel not only permits but requires it. An individual who concentrates on either side solely and alone will lose both balance and perspective."
"But the highest and most important use of the mind is to lead us to peace in this life and exaltation in the world to come."
When we are converted to Christ, we are united as a Church. Elder Dunn suggests ways we can feel the healing, uniting Spirit in our lives more often.
To make the most out of life, says BYU football coach LaVell Edwards, you need to have a game plan. Christlike living is the way to "win" eternal life.
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We should celebrate individualism, but when it comes to religion, we should all strive for unity within our congregations and under our God and our gospel.
As the central government's power ever increases, we must protect our political freedom and show that we will take a stand as members of the Church.