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“Conference Notes,” Friend, November 2020

Conference Notes

Friend Magazine, 2020/11 Nov

Pulling Weeds

Henry B. Eyring Offical Portrait 2018

President Eyring told a story about when he was a boy. He was pulling weeds in the garden. “This is too hard!” he said. His mom smiled. She told him it was supposed to be hard because life is a test. He learned that doing hard things is part of Heavenly Father’s plan.

This teaches me:

Chickens and Tithing

Gong, Gerrit W.

Elder Gong told about a boy in South America who raises chickens. He sells the eggs to help buy windows for his family’s house. And he always pays his tithing first! Elder Gong said this boy would see the windows of heaven open. That means he will be blessed for choosing the right.

This teaches me:

Noticing Others

Michelle D. Craig: Young Women First Counselor General Presidency

Sister Craig felt the Holy Ghost tell her to stop looking at her phone in line at the store. One day she noticed an elderly man in front of her in line. He said it was his birthday, but nobody else knew. She was glad she took the time to notice others.

This teaches me:

One Step at a Time

Whiting, Scott D.

Elder Whiting said that he and his wife climbed a very tall mountain in Japan called Mount Fuji. They focused on just taking the next step until they reached the top. Elder Whiting said that this is how we become more like Jesus Christ—one step at a time.

This teaches me: