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You don’t know me; you never knew my heart. No man knows my history. I cannot tell it: I shall never undertake it.

I don’t blame any one for not believing my history. If I had not experienced what I have, I could not have believed it myself.

I never did harm any man since I was born in the world. My voice is always for peace.

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This is Your Work

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D&C 11:20  Behold, this is your work, to keep my commandments, yea, with all your might, mind and strength.

Count Your Blessings

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LDS Hymn number 241

When upon life’s billows you are tempest-tossed,

When you are discouraged, thinking all is lost,

Count your many blessings; name them one by one,

And it will suprise you what the Lord has done.

Choosing Good over Evil

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From Talk by Elder Neil L. Andersen, given in April Conference 2005

“The choice between good and evil is at the very heart of our experience on earth. In the final review of our lives, it will not really matter if we were rich or poor, if we were athletic or not, if we had friends or were often forgotten.

We can work, study, laugh and have fun, dance, sing, and enjoy many different experiences. These are a wonderful part of life, but they are not central to why we are here. The opportunity to choose good over evil is precisely why we are here.”

Charity by Marvin J. Ashton

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Charity quote from Elder Marvin J. Ashton

“We often equate charity with visiting the sick, taking in casseroles to those in need, or sharing our excess with those who are less fortunate. But really, true charity is much, much more.

“Real charity is not something you give away; it is something that you acquire and make a part of yourself. And when the virtue of charity becomes implanted in your heart, you are never the same again….

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