Always being true

At the October 1990 general conference, Ruth B. Wright of the Primary general presidency spoke of Book of Mormon characters who demonstrated faith, courage, love, humility and endurance. Among others, she spoke of the young men commonly referred to as "Helaman's stripling warriors."

"In a day of ever-changing values where some say, If it doesn't hurt anyone, do what you want,' orIf it feels good, do it,' or It's only cheating when you get caught,' I think about Helaman's stripling warriors. These young men, who were taught correct principles by their mothers,were exceedingly valiant for courage, and also for strength and activity; but behold, this was not all - they were men who were true at all times in whatsoever thing they were entrusted.' (Alma 53:20.)"Now, that means being true when you are tempted, being true when you don't want to be, being true when it means standing alone from the rest of the world. Remembering the example of these faithful young men strengthens me in my effort to be steadfast in obeying gospel principles."

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