Marriage Essay - Steven OConnor April 31, 2011 Religion 235...

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Steven O’Connor April 31, 2011 Religion 235 Bro. Satterfield Dear Carter, I wanted to write you a letter now about my thoughts and feelings about an eternal marriage. I hope you understand how much I care about you and want the best for your future. This topic is very important, and it will be one that will weigh heavily on your mind when it comes time for you to decide on marriage. Your mother and I are always here for you when you need any help. It’s important to me to let you know what I learned about marriage in college. Here are ten things that helped your mother and me throughout our years of marriage together. The first thing I want you to know is to listen and follow the Prophet, apostles and the other brethren of the church. If you do this, you will never go astray. President Benson taught that, “What we need is a listening ear, a humble heart, and a soul that is pure enough to follow the prophet's inspired guidance.” 1 God is the one who ordained marriage. If we listen to Him through the counsel of his leaders, we can become rich in true happiness. As the patriarch of your family, you are entitled to receive inspiration. As you listen to the counsel of the brethren, the Lord will bless you and your family with an unwavering testimony of Jesus Christ. You need to be aware of how the world will tell you what marriage is and what the Lord says through the brethren. M. Russell Ballard counseled, "There is a fundamental difference in the way we view the family. When a husband and wife marry
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course ACCOUNTING 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at San Diego State.

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