Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes


Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes
ISBN
0609807250
File size
13.5 MB
Year
2001-03-20
Pages
256
Language
File format
PDFePub
Category
Rating
4.6 12603 12,603 voters

Book Description


In this national bestseller, the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gordon B. Hinckley, has created a classic look at the values that can change our world--and how to stand up for them. Drawing on anecdotes from his much-admired life of faith and service, as well as examples from American culture today, he examines ten virtues that have always illuminated the path to a better world: love, honesty, morality, civility, learning, forgiveness and mercy, thrift and industry, gratitude, optimism, and faith. He then shows how the two guardians of virtue--marriage and the family--can keep us on that path, even in difficult times. Standing for Something is an inspiring blueprint for what we all can do--as individuals, as a nation, and as a world community--to rediscover the values and virtues that have historically made us strong and that will lead us to a brighter future.

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