Thomas S. Monson

Thomas Spencer Monson (born August 21, 1927) is an American religious leader, author, and the sixteenth and current President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). As president, Monson is considered by adherents of the religion to be a "prophet, seer, and revelator." A printer by trade, Monson has spent most of his life engaged in various church leadership positions and in public service. Monson was ordained an LDS apostle at age 36, served in the First Presidency under three church presidents and was the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles from March 12, 1995 until he became President of the Church on February 3, 2008. He succeeded Gordon B. Hinckley as church president. Monson has received four honorary doctorate degrees, as well as the Boy Scouts of America's Silver Buffalo and the World Organization of the Scout Movement's Bronze Wolf—both awa... More

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Thomas S. Monson #Courage #God #Smile

Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval.
Thomas S. Monson #Faith #Science

I wasn't with Joseph, but I believe him. My faith did not come to me through science, and I will not permit so-called science to destroy it.
Thomas S. Monson #Faith

Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical, disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith, with the faith of my people.
Thomas S. Monson #God

The way to be with God in every season is to strive to be near Him every week and each day.
Thomas S. Monson #Love

Choose your love, Love your choice.
Thomas S. Monson #Work

Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t.
Thomas S. Monson #Faith

We may not only find faith in God in our sorrow. We may also become faithful to Him in times of calm.
Thomas S. Monson #Respect

Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
Thomas S. Monson #Faith

Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.
Thomas S. Monson #Hope

I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears.
Thomas S. Monson #Faith

I forbid you, agnostic, doubting thoughts, to destroy the house of my faith.
Thomas S. Monson #Courage #Great

The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
Thomas S. Monson #Work

Choose a field that will supply sufficient remuneration to provide adequately for your companion and your children. I bear testimony that these criteria are very important in choosing your life's work.
Thomas S. Monson #Faith

Faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other.
Thomas S. Monson #Dreams

We must not let our passions destroy our dreams.
Thomas S. Monson #Faith #Future #Life

Choose your friends with caution plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.