“Of all the joys of life, none other equals that of happy parenthood. Of all the responsibilities with which we struggle, no other is so serious. To rear children in an atmosphere of love, security, and faith is the most rewarding of all challenges…After all, to do well those things which God ordained to be the common lot of all mankind, is the truest greatness. To be a successful father or a successful mother is greater than to be a successful general or a successful statesman. One is universal and eternal greatness the other ephemeral. I am satisfied that no other experiences of life draw us nearer to heaven than those that exist between happy parents and happy children.”

-Gordon B. Hinckley, Save the Children, Ensign, November 1994