But behold, I say unto you that ye must pray always, and not faint that ye must not perform any thing unto the Lord save in the first place ye shall pray unto the Father in the name of Christ, that he will consecrate thy performance unto thee that thy performance my be for the welfare of thy soul
When Grandma Emmy and Grandpa Sollie were on their honeymoon, Grandma came out of the bathroom ready for her first night with Grandpa, thinking they would start their marriage with prayer. She was surprised to find that Grandpa was already in bed. Grandma asked, “Sollie aren’t we going to pray?” and Grandpa replied, “What’s the purpose, they only hit the ceiling anyway”. Grandma was determined never to cry to a man to get her way so she stood tall and said, “Well, I’m glad I kept some money for a phone call home.” She went back into the bathroom and quickly realized she had nothing to change into so she put her bathrobe over her pajamas. Upon entering the bedroom she found Grandpa Sollie sitting at the edge of the bed. He said, “Emma that will never happen again”. The two of them prayed together that night and continued to pray throughout their marriage, never missed.
Everything has its Purpose
Doctrine and Covenants 64:32-33
But all things must come to pass in their time. Wherefore, be not weary in well-doing, for ye are laying the foundation of a great work. And out of small things proceedeth that which is great.
Grandpa Sollie was drafted into the U.S.Navy as an apprentice seaman. Grandpa and Grandma thought he would be exempt because he had a knee injury and two children, but it was WWII and men were needed. He went off to boot camp at