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As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey

Author: Thomas Edison, Source: http://positivelifequotes.org/best-collection-of-sad-quotes/Saved by prabatuty in work worry quotes cure sad sadness whiskey 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A fault, opportunely rebuked, is like a cure timely taken.

Author: Arthur Capel, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in fault cure rebuke arthurcapel 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The cure for evil and disorder is more liberty, not suppression.

Author: Alexander Berkman, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty evil cure disorder suppression alexanderberkman 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is important to understand that His healing can mean being cured, or having your burdens eased, or even coming to realize that it is worth it to endure to the end patiently, for God needs brave sons and daughters who are willing to be polished when in His wisdom that is His will.


Recognize that some challenges in life will not be resolved here on earth.  Paul pled thrice that “a thorn in the flesh” be removed. The Lord simply answered, “My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.” He gave Paul strength to compensate so he could live a most meaningful life. He wants you to learn how to be cured when that is His will and how to obtain strength to live with your challenge when He intends it to be an instrument for growth. In either case the Redeemer will support you. That is why He said, “Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; … For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”


When you feel you can do no more, temporarily lay your challenges at His feet. The scriptures tell you how.

Author: Elder Richard G. Scott , Source: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?hideNav=1&locale=0&sourc...Saved by mlsscaress in scriptures will patience endure yoke burden cure ease polish heal resolve 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If you suffer from worry, from grief or shame or jealousy or disappointment or envy, from self-recrimination or self-justification, consider this lesson taught to me many years ago by a patriarch. He was as saintly a man as I have ever known. He was steady and serene, with a deep spiritual strength that many drew upon.


He knew just how to minister to others who were suffering. On a number of occasions I was present when he gave blessings to those who were sick or who were otherwise afflicted. His was a life of service, both to the Church and to his community.


He had presided over one of the missions of the Church and always looked forward to the missionary reunions. When he was older, he was not able to drive at night, and I offered to take him to the reunions. That modest gesture was repaid a thousandfold.


On one occasion, when the Spirit was right, he gave me a lesson for my life from an experience in his own. Although I thought I had known him, he told me things about his life I would not have supposed.


He grew up in a little community with a desire to make something of himself. He struggled to get an education.


He married his sweetheart, and presently everything was just right. He was well employed, with a bright future. They were deeply in love, and she was expecting their first child.


The night the baby was to be born, there were complications. The only doctor was somewhere in the countryside tending to the sick.


After many hours of labor, the condition of the mother-to-be became desperate.


Finally the doctor was located. In the emergency, he acted quickly and soon had things in order. The baby was born and the crisis, it appeared, was over.


Some days later, the young mother died from the very infection that the doctor had been treating at another home that night.


John’s world was shattered. Everything was not right now; everything was all wrong. He had lost his wife. He had no way to tend both the baby and his work.


As the weeks wore on, his grief festered. “That doctor should not be allowed to practice,” he would say. “He brought that infection to my wife. If he had been careful, she would be alive today.”


He thought of little else, and in his bitterness, he became threatening. Today, no doubt, he would have been pressed by many others to file a malpractice suit. And there are lawyers who would see in his pitiable condition only one ingredient—money!


But that was another day, and one night a knock came at his door. A little girl said simply, “Daddy wants you to come over. He wants to talk to you.”


“Daddy” was the stake president. A grieving, heartbroken young man went to see his spiritual leader.


This spiritual shepherd had been watching his flock and had something to say to him.


The counsel from that wise servant was simply, “John, leave it alone. Nothing you do about it will bring her back. Anything you do will make it worse. John, leave it alone.”


My friend told me then that this had been his trial—his Gethsemane. How could he leave it alone? Right was right! A terrible wrong had been committed and somebody must pay for it. It was a clear case.


But he struggled in agony to get hold of himself. And finally, he determined that whatever else the issues were, he should be obedient.


Obedience is powerful spiritual medicine. It comes close to being a cure-all.


He determined to follow the counsel of that wise spiritual leader. He would leave it alone.


Then he told me, “I was an old man before I understood! It was not until I was an old man that I could finally see a poor country doctor—overworked, underpaid, run ragged from patient to patient, with little medicine, no hospital, few instruments, struggling to save lives, and succeeding for the most part.


“He had come in a moment of crisis, when two lives hung in the balance, and had acted without delay.


“I was an old man,” he repeated, “before I finally understood! I would have ruined my life,” he said, “and the lives of others.”


Many times he had thanked the Lord on his knees for a wise spiritual leader who counseled simply, “John, leave it alone.”


And that is the counsel I bring again to you. If you have a festering grudge, if you are involved in an acrimonious dispute, “Behold what the scripture says [and it says it fifty times and more]—man shall not smite, neither shall he judge; for judgment is mine, saith the Lord, and vengeance is mine also, and I will repay” (Morm. 8:20).

Author: Elder Boyd K. Packer, Source: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db0...Saved by mlsscaress in obedience suffer worry forgiveness trials pain steadfast cure grief brokenheart balmofgilead unexpected 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Love is the beginning, the middle, and the end of the pathway of discipleship. It comforts, counsels, cures, and consoles. It leads us through valleys of darkness and through the veil of death. In the end love leads us to the glory and grandeur of eternal life.
Author: Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin , Source: The Great Commandment, October 2007 conference: http://www.lds...Saved by mlsscaress in path love counsel comfort eternallife cure lead whole console 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
You young men will be working out your eternal destiny at an interesting time. In the future there will continue to be an increase in scientific discoveries and inventions which will make life more comfortable and easier for many. No doubt medical science will continue to find new treatments and cures not available now. In contrast, the worldly influences of evil will likely increase, and more people will become vulnerable to the deceit and enticement of Satan. You young men will need to become stronger spiritually and morally in order to withstand the temptations and snares of the world. Perhaps this is why such special spirits have been reserved for this time.
Author: James E. Faust, Source: “The Devil’s Throat” Priesthood Session, April 2003Saved by cboyack in invention discovery morality technology temptation medicine cure 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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