“But we’re scared of speaking in sacrament meeting, and that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it,” he says.
Finally he realized, “No fear I had was completely outside of my control.
Her experiences strengthened and prepared her for marriage and motherhood. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles has advised us to avoid fretting or forcing decisions too early.“He told me that I needed to ‘jump in with both feet, or walk away and never look back.’ ” That was the turning point, she says.“I realized that I couldn’t walk away and not look back. So I jumped in with both feet, and we got married.” Elder Holland states: “No serious courtship or engagement or marriage is worth the name if we do not fully invest all that we have in it and in so doing trust ourselves totally to the one we love.As we serve Him, our desire to serve others will increase, we’ll build genuine friendships, and we’ll experience the love often described by President Gordon B. Mike was afraid to commit to Kristen, wondering if their love could last eternally.Hinckley: “True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well being of one’s companion.” Brick learned to focus on Bree’s happiness by listening to her and finding small ways to brighten her day. He worried that his fears were warnings from the Holy Ghost.Susan and Jim hated the disco craze sweeping young adult dances in 1978. At six and a half feet (2 m) tall, Jim scanned the room for a tall dancing partner and spotted Susan’s red hair above the crowd. Obstacles like rejection, pressure, and distraction threaten to overwhelm us. With the Lord’s help, we can reject worldly attitudes and adopt eternal perspectives. As a graduate student, Angie worried that marriage was forever out of reach.