01 June 2011

Be Prepared

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We have been warned again and again to be prepared.
In an Ensign article from August 2007, Are You Prepared? we take the following excerpt:

"A natural disaster is only one of many challenges that can cause us to rely on our home storage. Loss of income is another, whether it comes from the loss of the job, health, or life of the wage earner.
"Our prophets have counseled and encouraged us since the days of President Brigham Young to 'lay the foundation to feed and clothe and shelter ourselves.' This encouragement has continued and become more explicit. It is still firmly in place."

Some of us spend a lot of time getting prepared, following the counsel of our church leaders. What kind of preparations are we getting? We should make sure that our thoughts involve more than just temporal possessions.

The Lord has said:
"Wherefore, verily I say unto you that all things unto me are spiritual, and not at any time have I given unto you a law which was temporal." (D&C 29:34) 
Let's be prepared for the disasters that are natural and those that cannot be predicted easily.

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