Friday, November 07, 2014


 Followers of Christ should be examples of civility. 
We should love all people, be good listeners,
and show concern for their sincere beliefs. 
Though we may disagree, we should not be disagreeable. 
Our stands and communications on controversial topics should not be contentious.
 We should be wise in explaining and pursuing our
positions and in exercising our influence. 
In doing so, we ask that others not be offended by our sincere religious beliefs
 and the free exercise of our religion. 
We encourage all of us to practice the Savior’s Golden Rule:
 “Whatsoever ye would that men should do to you,
do ye even so to them” (Matthew 7:12).
When our positions do not prevail, we should accept unfavorable results 
graciously and practice civility with our adversaries. In any event, 
we should be persons of goodwill toward all, rejecting persecution of any kind,
 including persecution based on race, ethnicity, religious belief or nonbelief, 
and differences in sexual orientation.
-Dallin H. Oaks
 For the full talk, go HERE

Have a great weekend.