"Yesterday, we were teaching a group of Young Men in one of the wards. We were wanting to help them learn how to teach using Preach My Gospel. We did many role plays and often they were reading straight from the book rather than teaching from what they knew and bearing testimony. To help them understand that sharing testimony is the most powerful tool you have when you are teaching I decided to share my Testimony in American Sign Language. I started to sign my testimony; the room fell into silence and the Holy Ghost testified to each of them that the things we taught are true. As I signed "amen" the boys sat still and they knew that they felt the spirit despite the fact that I was speaking in a different language that they could not understand.
It was the perfect lesson!
I know that Jesus is the Christ and that through Him we can become what Heavenly Father sees in us. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and that as we truly read and study the words of the prophets we can find answers to our questions. I love this Gospel and as we embrace it we can see our lives transform and the lives of others. "
These are the experiences that I live for and they build my faith and keep me going. When temptations, conflict or contention arise I find that signing a song or my testimony helps and keeps me strong.
From My Heart to Yours,
Elder David Cluff