But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings have been from old, from everlasting. — Micah 5:2
"For a few moments," said President Thomas S. Monson, then second counselor in the First Presidency, at April 1993 general conference, "may we set aside the catalogs of Christmas ... and direct our thoughts to those God-given gifts that endure." I have chosen from a long list just four:
"1. The gift of birth.
"2. The gift of peace.
"3. The gift of love.
"4. The gift of life eternal."