Religion

Conference weekend

I love conference weekend! It’s so nice spend an entire weekend together without any meetings or other obligations (including Sunday)! We started some herb seeds in the morning, shot off the boys’ new rocket and of course listened to conference. I particularly enjoyed the talks by Elder Cook and Elder Maynes. Loved the poem quoted in Elder Maynes talk about the importance of parents leading and teaching children. Can’t wait for tomorrow’s talks!
Twas a sheep not a lamb that strayed away
In the parable Jesus told,
A grown-up sheep that strayed away
From the ninety and nine in the fold.
And why for the sheep should we seek
And earnestly hope and pray?
Because there is danger when sheep go wrong;
They lead the lambs astray.

Lambs will follow the sheep, you know,
Wherever the sheep may stray.
When sheep go wrong, it won’t take long

Til the lambs are as wrong as they.
And so with the sheep we earnestly plead
For the sake of the lambs today,
For when sheep are lost, what a terrible cost
The lambs will have to pay!
-C. C. Miller
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