A thought from the scriptures

And now, my brethren, seeing that ye know the light by which ye may judge, which light is the light of Christ, see that ye do not judge wrongfully; for with that same judgment which ye judge ye shall also be judged. — Moroni 7:18

"Through prophets past and present, God has revealed the doctrines of His 'great plan of happiness,' " said Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve, speaking in April 1995 general conference.

"It consists of infinite, eternal, absolute, unchanging principles. From Alma we learn that "God gave unto them commandments, after having made known. . .the plan of redemption" (Alma 12:32). . . .

"By focusing on and living the principles of Heavenly Father's plan for our eternal happiness, we can separate ourselves from the wickedness of the world. . . . If we are determined to live by Heavenly Father's plan, we will use our God-given moral agency to make decisions based on revealed truth, not on the opinions of others or on the current thinking of the world."