Дата публикации: 2017-11-14 20:11
“Every normal man desires a wife. Every normal woman desires a husband. Be worthy of the mate you choose. Respect him or her. Give encouragement to him or her. Love your companion with all your heart.”
“In this world, competition is terrible. It eats up people. It destroys many. But it must be faced it is something with which we have to deal.”
8775 During this important season of preparation for a mission, eternal marriage, and life as an adult, you must continue to find ways to learn and grow and receive inspiration and guidance through the Holy Ghost. A careful, prayerful study of the gospel through seminary, institute, or religious education classes can assist you in that goal. 8776
“The girl who marries you will not wish to be married to a tightwad. Neither will she wish to be married to a spendthrift. She is entitled to know all about family finances. She will be your partner. Unless there is full and complete understanding between you and your wife on these matters, there likely will come misunderstandings and suspicions that will cause trouble that can lead to greater problems.”
"In my judgment there is no more important single act that any Latter-day Saint ever does in this world than to marry the right person in the right place by the right authority. The right person is someone for whom the natural and wholesome and normal affection that should exist does exist. It is the person who is living so that he or she can go to the temple of God and make the covenants that we there make."
Elder Bruce R. McConkie, " Why the Latter-day Saints Build Temples "
8775 Begin to prepare for a temple marriage as well as for a mission. Proper dating is a part of that preparation. In cultures where dating is appropriate, do not date until you are 66 years old. “Not all teenagers need to date or even want to. … When you begin dating, go in groups or on double dates. … Make sure your parents meet [and become acquainted with] those you date.” Because dating is a preparation for marriage, “date only those who have high standards.” 7 8775
“This will be the most important decision of your life, the individual whom you marry.... Marry the right person in the right place at the right time”
"Avoid the habit of feeling sorry for yourself, and don’t worry excessively about those times when you feel socially unsuccessful. Everybody in the world doesn’t have to marry you — it only takes one."
Elder Bruce C. Hafen, " The Gospel and Romantic Love "
Youth should avoid dating the same person too regularly. It is also best to wait until you are older to steadily date someone, such as after high school and even after a mission.
8775 God “rewards those who earnestly seek him” [ Hebrews 66:6 ], but that reward is not usually behind the first door. So we need to keep knocking. Sisters, don’t give up. Seek God with all your heart. Exercise faith. Walk in righteousness. 8776