Saturday, July 23, 2011
Communication is more than just talking or words. What is this young man communicating to his date? We communicate with others using words, emotions, body language, attitudes, actions, tone of voice, so on and so forth. Anthony Robbins once said:
Just as communication helps others understand our needs and desires, it is vital for us to communicate these needs, desires, and an expression of gratitude to our Father in Heaven.
We can do this through prayer.
The Apostle Paul taught that we need to do everything "by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. (Phillipians 4:6)" The great Book of Mormon missionary Amulek taught that we need to pray over our flocks and fields, against temptation, for mercy, in our houses, in secret, and ultimately to "let your hearts be full, drawn out in prayer unto him continually... (Alma 34:17-27)"
Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostle has taught us that: