Julie B. Beck-"Mothers who know do less. They permit less of what will not bear good fruit eternally. They allow less media in their homes, less distraction, less activity that draws their children away from their home. Mothers who know are willing to live on less and consume less of the world’s goods in order to spend more time with their children—more time eating together, more time working together, more time reading together, more time talking, laughing, singing, and exemplifying..."
When you mix Elder Holland's eloquence with his honesty, his wisdom, and his experience, something truly profound takes place. Here are 10 quotes from Elder Holland that just might change the way you approach dating and marriage.
"I wanted to raise people I would enjoy when they got older...which meant I had to parent them when they were younger...using precision and revelation...to be clean, thinkers, enjoyable, polite people." -Julie B. Beck. Other points she makes in the podcast: Most important is child-rearing and teaching them of the Lord, that children are people & individuals and need to be taught their purpose and who they are and why they are here on this earth.
“as you create a home, don't get distracted with a lot of things that have no meaning for you or your family. don't dwell on your failures, but think of your successes. have joy in your home. have joy in your children. have joy in your husband. be grateful for the journey.” [marjorie pay hinckley]
This topic of judging others could actually be taught in a two-word sermon. When it comes to hating, gossiping, ignoring, ridiculing, holding grudges, or wanting to cause harm, please apply the following: Stop it!
"Happily helping each other-without complaint-through the hardest of times is not only to be expected, it's the minimum. This is what we signed up for when we were baptized: to bear one another's burdens." -Elder Oaks