April 1966 Conference Report… (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1966), 64-65,66,67,68. It was well received by the congregation and I was told many people were inspired to change. Being Offended. . It has everything: harmful advice, bigotry, made-up stories, embarrassing beliefs, doctrinal/policy confusion, and more! SALT LAKE CITY — Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, offered some tough love on Sunday during the faith’s 189th Annual General Conference. It is entitled “And Nothing Shall Offend Them.” ... “Dear friend, we are here today to counsel you that the time to stop being offended is now. The speech ("A Self-Inflicted Purging") was given by Vaughn Featherstone in April 1975 . From one who used to indulge in Mormon bashing, I am writing this letter to tell you that through the example of these two men, not only will I never again criticize the LDS faith, but I will not allow it to be criticized in front of me. 20 things the year 2020 has helped me appreciate more Jannalee Sandau - Before President Russell M. Nelson’s challenge to turn social media into our own gratitude journals, there were dozens of lists online of things to be grateful for in the year 2020. We have no quarrel with the Gentiles. Dew, Ezra Taft Benson, 372, 385, observes that Benson saw no difference between his religious beliefs and his political convictions. It is too vast, too arduous for any one people. . The Latter- day Saints cannot do it all. One sister made a comment that if you keep the word of wisdom you will avoid disease. Talk on “Be not offended – Forgiveness of Others” My talk today is based on a talk by Elder David A. Bednar from the most recent General Conference. God is using more than one people for the accomplishment of His great and marvelous work. It's loosely based from a book called "Stumbling on Happiness" by Daniel Gilbert. How silly to cut ourselves off from the source of nourishment because of being offended at someone else’s actions or inactions. Since his invitation, millions of ideas have been added by those using #GiveThanks. I think I have found the strangest General Conference talk of modern times. ... Those the 3 general conference talks that changed my life. This is a LDS talk entitled, "Happiness is a Choice". They are our partners in a certain sense." We had a lesson in Relief Society about the Word of Wisdom. (Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) President Russell M. Nelson gives his opening remarks at General Conference on Oct. 3, 2020, from the Conference … . The Lord will open their eyes in His own due time. 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