In seminary the other day we were memorizing John 14:15.
"Okay, I know it’s already super long and you may have to reach out and pull all the powers of memorization you had over the past few years of seminary to get this, but I want you to learn the reference, too. How do we remember it?"
There were a lot of struggles, but then Kristen had a good one.
"Valentine’s Day is on the fourteenth, right? So there’s 14. But you want to love Him even more, so add one to get 15."
Our teacher then said, “That’s great! And then, when you’re in a relationship with a missionary and you find you love his best friend more you write him a letter saying, ‘Dear…’”
Our class all yelled out “John!” and laughed while simultaneously crying.
Needless to say, I don’t think we’ll forget the reference anytime soon.
This morning, my seminary teacher had us read D&C 130:20-21.
Then he held his laptop away from us, but pointed at the screen and said that the picture he had up was the reason for all of his blessings. His wife, his success, his ability to teach seminary all had to do with this. He then revealed it: