Our destiny is not determined by the number of times we stumble but by the number of times we rise up, dust ourselves off, and move forward.— Dieter F. Uchtdorf
The most colossal Dieter F. Uchtdorf quotes that will transform you to a better person
When it comes to hating, gossiping, ignoring, ridiculing, holding grudges, or wanting to cause harm, please apply the following: Stop it!
No matter our circumstances, no matter our challenges or trials, there is something in each day to embrace and cherish. There is something in each day that can bring gratitude and joy if only we will see and appreciate it.
The heavens will not be filled with those who never made mistakes but with those who recognized that they were off course and who corrected their ways to get back in the light of gospel truth.
We can choose to be grateful no matter what.
Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith.
Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely.
Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God's love encompasses us completely. ... He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken.
It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life’s story will develop.
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
We cannot go back in time and change the past, but we can repent.
The Savior can wipe away our tears of regret and remove the burden of our sins. His Atonement allows us to leave the past behind and move forward with clean hands, a pure heart, and a determination to do better and especially to become better.
The perfect place to begin is exactly where you are right now.
We don’t discover humility by thinking less of ourselves;
we discover humility by thinking less about ourselves.
Wherever you are, whatever your circumstances may be, you are not forgotten.
No matter how dark your days may seem, no matter how insignificant you may feel, no matter how overshadowed you think you may be, your Heavenly Father has not forgotten you. In fact, He loves you with an infinite love.
Compared to God, man is nothing; yet we are everything to God.
The happiest people I know are not those who find their golden ticket;
they are those who, while in pursuit of worthy goals, discover and treasure the beauty and sweetness of the everyday moments.
Often the answer to our prayer does not come while we're on our knees, but while we're on our feet serving the Lord and serving those around us.
Life has a way of testing our anchors and tempting us to drift.
Nevertheless, if our anchors are correctly placed in the rock of our Redeemer, they will hold—no matter the force of the wind, the strength of the tide, or the height of the waves.
You have agency, and you are free to choose.
But there is actually no free agency. Agency has its price. You have to pay the consequences of your choices.
Sometimes a single phrase of testimony can set events in motion that affect someone's life for eternity.
Don't judge me because I sin differently from you.
Sometimes we become so focused on the finish line, that we fail to find joy in the journey.
Of one thing we can be certain: every person we see - no matter the race, religion, political beliefs, body type, or appearance - is family.
In family relationships love is really spelled t-i-m-e, time.
It is said that any virtue when taken to an extreme can become a vice.
Overscheduling our days would certainly qualify for this. There comes a point where milestones can become millstones and ambitions, albatrosses around our necks.
Heavenly Father's interest in you does not depend on how rich or beautiful or healthy or smart you are. He sees you not as the world sees you; He sees who you really are. He looks on your heart. And He loves you because you are His child.
By becoming the answer to someone's prayer, we often find the answer to our own.
Think of the purest, most all-consuming love you can imagine.
Now multiply that love by an infinite amount-that is the measure of God’s love for you.
God knows that some of the greatest souls who have ever lived are those who will never appear in the chronicles of history. They are the blessed, humble souls who emulate the Savior’s example and spend the days of their lives doing good.
If ye love me, keep my commandments." This is the essence of what it means to be a true disciple: those who receive Christ Jesus walk with him.
If we are only willing to open our hearts and minds to the spirit of Christmas, we will recognize wonderful things happening around us.
Often small acts of service are all that is required to lift and bless another.
Be strong and of good courage. You are truly royal spirit daughters of Almighty God. You are princesses, destined to become queens. Your own wondrous story has already begun. Your "once upon a time" is now.
Even the smallest act of discipleship or the tiniest ember of belief can become a blazing bonfire of a consecrated life.
We need to ask God for forgiveness and do all we can to correct whatever harm our actions may have caused. Repentance means a change of mind and heart—we stop doing things that are wrong, and we start doing things that are right. It brings us a fresh attitude toward God, oneself, and life in general.
As we patiently follow the Savior, He will bless us beyond our own capacity to become what He wants us to be.
. . . the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of greater importance. Let us open our eyes and see the heavy hearts, notice the loneliness and despair; let us feel the silent prayers of others around us; and let us be an instrument in the hands of the Lord to answer those prayers.
The Lord doesn't expect us to work harder than we are able.
He doesn't (nor should we) compare our efforts to those of others. Our Heavenly Father asks only that we do the best we can—that we work according to our full capacity, however great or small that may be.
As sons and daughters of our Heavenly Father, we are capable of so much more.
For that, good intentions are not enough. We must do. Even more important, we must become what Heavenly Father wants us to be.
Never give in, never surrender, Never allow despair to overcome your spirit.
The process of gathering spiritual light is the quest of a lifetime.
Love is the fire that warms our lives with unparalleled joy and divine hope.
Love should be our walk and our talk.
Love should be our walk and our talk.
When we truly understand what it means to love as Jesus Christ loves us, the confusion clears and our priorities align. Our walk as disciples of Christ becomes more joyful. Our lives take on new meaning. Our relationship with our Heavenly Father becomes more profound. Obedience becomes a joy rather than a burden.
Patience is a godly attribute that can heal souls, unlock treasures of knowledge and understanding, and transform ordinary men and women into saints and angels. Patience is truly a fruit of the Spirit. Patience means staying with something until the end. It means delaying immediate gratification for future blessings.
As you take the normal opportunities of your daily life and create something of beauty and helpfulness, you improve not only the world around you but also the world within you.
If life and its rushed pace and many stresses have made it difficult for you to feel like rejoicing, then perhaps now is a good time to refocus on what matters most.
The responsibility of building leadership in the Church belongs to the father and the mother. . . . As youth grow and mature through their teenage years and move toward adulthood, the Church picks up an important role in this process of giving youth an opportunity to lead, but it begins in the home.
Our obedience to God’s commandments comes as a natural outgrowth of our endless love and gratitude for the goodness of God.
How much of life do we miss by waiting to see the rainbow before thanking God there is rain?
There are messages in each general conference given as a gift and a blessing from heaven specifically for our personal life situations.
Heavenly Father is constantly raining blessings upon us, but it is our fear, doubt, and sin that, like an umbrella, block these blessings from reaching us.
If we spend our days waiting for fabulous roses we could miss the beauty and wonder of the tiny forget-me-nots that are all around us.