There is no such thing as society: there are individual men and women, and there are families.
I’m an optimist.
Spine transplants are what we really need to take Reagan on.
With faith and obedience practiced long enough, the Holy Ghost becomes a constant companion, our natures change, and endurance becomes certain.
It is a lie that our anger justifies our impulse to hurt or ignore our antagonists. We are to forgive to be forgiven. To wait for them to repent before we forgive and repent is to allow them to choose for us a delay which could cost us happiness here and hereafter.
Love is the motivating principle by which the Lord leads us along the way towards becoming like Him, our perfect example. Our way of life, hour by hour, must be filled with the love of God and love for others. There is no surprise in that, since the Lord proclaimed those as the first and great commandments.
The Lord works from the inside out. The world works from the outside in. The world would take people out of the slums. Christ takes the slums out of people, and then they take themselves out of the slums.
God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
Poverty of course is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying.
The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender.