Funeral speakers praise Thomas S. Monson, a Mormon prophet who focused more on the one than the millions

Funeral speakers praise Thomas S. Monson, a Mormon prophet who focused more on the one than the millions

Funeral speakers praise Thomas S. Monson, a Mormon prophet who focused more on the one than the millions

“After President Monson’s plea, all awaited Chairman Honecker’s response. I was breathless with anxiety. I will never forget Chairman Honecker’s reply: ‘President Monson, we know you! We have watched you for many years! We trust you! Your request regarding missionaries is approved!’ ”

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Funeral speakers praise Thomas S. Monson, a Mormon prophet who focused more on the one than the millions
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“But with all of this, President Monson constantly focused on the individual,” said President Nelson. “He reminded us with his expressions such as: ‘Send a note to the friend you’ve been neglecting’; ‘Give your child a hug’; ‘Say “I love you” more often’; ‘Always express your thanks’; and ‘Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.’ ”
Funeral speakers praise Thomas S. Monson, a Mormon prophet who focused more on the one than the millions

Funeral speakers praise Thomas S. Monson, a Mormon prophet who focused more on the one than the millions
Thousands gathered in the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City for the funeral, which was translated and broadcast across the globe.

The critical meeting, held Oct. 28, 1988, included Erich Honecker, chairman of the council of state for the German Democratic Republic and his staff. He started with a long speech about the merits of communism.


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