Nelson President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles We need your strength, your conversion, your conviction, your ability to lead, your wisdom, and your voices. Brothers and sisters, when we met in general conference six months ago, none of us anticipated the coming changes that would tug at the heartstrings of the entire Church. Elder L. We were stunned when just a few days later, we learned of the cancer that would soon take him from us. Though President Boyd K. He was frail last April, yet he was determined to declare his witness as long as he had breath.
God's gratuitous presence Every authentic religious be subject to, in all cultural traditions, leads en route for an intuition of the Mystery so as to, not infrequently, is able to accept some aspect of God's face. Arrange the one hand, God is seen as the origin of what exists, as the presence that guarantees en route for men and women organized in a society the basic conditions of animation, placing at their disposal the cargo that are necessary. On the erstwhile hand, he appears as the amount of what should be, as the presence that challenges human action — both at the personal and by the social levels — regarding the use of those very goods all the rage relation to other people. In all religious experience, therefore, importance attaches en route for the dimension of gift and gratuitousness, which is seen as an underlying element of the experience that the human beings have of their being together with others in the earth, as well as to the repercussions of this dimension on the being conscience, which senses that it is called to manage responsibly and all together with others the gift received.