Sunday, October 2, 2011

Grateful Thanks

by Marsha Ward

This weekend, I have been enjoying LDS General Conference. I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sometimes we are called Mormons. Whatever we are called, we are followers of Jesus Christ, who we believe is the Son of God, our Heavenly Father. We believe that the Church is led here on earth by a prophet, apostles, and other Church leaders. Every six months, our leaders give us counsel through five two-hour meetings known as General Conference. We members participate in General Conference by watching, listening, and pondering about what we hear. Whether we watch at home on TV, on the Internet, or in Church buildings via satellite feed, the vast majority of us are grateful for the twice-a-year experience.

I bear you my testimony that Jesus Christ is indeed the Son of God. By following His teachings and commandments, I can be happy and I can look forward to being with my family forever. I am pleased to serve in the Church as a musician and record-keeper.

If you want to know more about my religion and beliefs by seeing what went on this weekend, I invite you to check out the Conference links at http://lds.org/general-conference/sessions/2011/10?lang=eng. If English is not your native tongue, there is a wide choice of languages to which you can listen. For more information about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, go to http://mormon.org/.

4 comments:

  1. I loved this talk. I also am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints :-) I love that we have confrence and can be reminded of what is important. I liked the focus on time and sharing good things.

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  2. Amen! Conference was spectacular. Loved reading your post, Marsha! hugs~

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  3. Thx I actually have to talk this Sunday on conference. Mind if I use a bit?

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  4. I LOVED conference. It was wonderful.

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