quotes tagged with 'genealogy'

Any Latter-day Saint family that has searched genealogical and historical records has fervently wished their ancestors had kept better and more complete records. On the other hand, some families possess some spiritual treasures because ancestors have recorded the events surrounding their conversion to the gospel and other happenings of interest, including many miraculous blessings and spiritual experiences. People often use the excuse that their lives are uneventful and nobody would be interested in what they have done. But I promise you that if you will keep your journals and records, they will indeed be a source of great inspiration to your families, to your children, your grandchildren, and others, on through the generations.

Each of us is important to those who are near and dear to us—and as our posterity read of our life’s experiences, they, too, will come to know and love us. And in that glorious day when our families are together in the eternities, we will already be acquainted.
Author: President Spencer W. Kimball, Source: President Kimball Speaks Out on Personal Journals, Ensign, Dec...Saved by mlsscaress in genealogy journal record acquainted eternities 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Going hand in hand with this increased temple activity is an increase in our family history work. The computer in its various ramifications is accelerating the work, and people are taking advantage of the new techniques being offered to them. How can one escape the conclusion that the Lord is in all of this?
Author: Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: “Welcome to Conference,” Ensign, Nov 1999, 4Saved by cboyack in temple internet technology genealogy familyhistory computer 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Our grandparents watch—and wait—for us to identify them, be linked to them, and provide temple ordinances for them.
Author: Elder Russell M. Nelson, Source: Ensign, May 1998, 36Saved by markm in family planofsalvation genealogy familyhistory ordinances 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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