I haven't posted on my favorite class (S. Michael Wilcox - Pam I thought of you the WHOLE time!) that I attended just yet (it's coming Shaila!) It's probably going to be a long post and I haven't quite found the time yet, but here are some snippets from some of the other classes that I attended.
Mary Ellen Edmunds on Tackling Pride - Do I want to be right or do I want to be good? Do I want to be right or do I want to be kind? Do I want to be right or do I want to be happy?
Humility is not thinking less OF ourselves but less ABOUT ourselves.
Mary Ellen on Contention - When Mary Ellen was littler and was upset about something, she said that her mother would always ask: "Mary Ellen, What would Jesus do?" And Mary Ellen said that she would think inside her feisty little mind "I don't care what Jesus would do....I want to know what Porter Rockwell would do!!"
Here's a quote from Neal A. Maxwell that I heard at Ed Week that I really liked:
"Sometimes the BEST people have the WORST experiences because they are the MOST ready to learn."
Neal A. Maxwell, remarks at Joseph S. Clark funeral, Feb. 22, 1996, quoted in Hafen, A Disciple’s Life, p. 20.
I think that is the best explanation I have ever heard as to why bad things happen to good people.
And the last snippets come from S.Michael Wilcox on a class regarding marital relationships.
Section 121 in the D&C is great advice for husbands and Sec 25 is great advice for wives.
Delight in your husband and let him know that you delight in him.
Is the celestial kingdom a physical place or is it an environment, a person or a relationship? He then related a dream that he had where he was asked if he wanted to see the celestial kingdom. He was then showed a woman far away, dressed in white and as she got closer, he recognized that it was his wife. So...then he said....I just want you all to know that I had breakfast with the celestial kingdom this morning!!
And the best is yet to come........