President Dieter F. Uchtdorf - General Relief Society Meeting


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5 petals of the forget-me-not flower was used as a metaphor for 5 principles we need to remember.

1. Forget not to be patient with yourself

2. Forget not the differences between a good sacrifice and a foolish sacrifice.

3. Forget not to be happy now.

4. Forget not the why of the gospel.

5. Forget not that the Lord loves you.

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This was THE most amazing talk. So powerful and so loving. This is something that every sister needs to read or listen to.

I am planting forget-me-not flowers next spring.

It WAS!!! It isn't often that a Conference talk holds my flighty attention from beginning to end, but his sure did!

(and ya, I may be aquiring some forget-me-nots soon as well!)

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I just listened to it and I couldn't agree more Pam! It truly was an amazing talk and I too felt as if he was talking directly to me.

I needed to hear the "Forget Me Nots" but I really needed to hear the story of the dear teacher who never married or had a family. Even though I am married I am so that sister! I have allowed infertility to command every aspect of my life! I have be so engrossed with what I don't have that I have completely forgotten what I do! I have become that bitter sister that no one (including myself!) wants to be around. I have wanted nothing but the perfect rose and have missed the lillies and the orchids along the way. As I look back I have missed much but thankfully I still have tomorrow!

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I loved your thoughts confuzzled. I think even those that have not been through your type of situation tend to forget sometimes the wonderful things and focus on the things that aren't right.

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