General conference in review: Memorable images from LDS leaders' talks

Published: Monday, Oct. 15 2012 10:13 a.m. MDT

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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, the second counselor in the First Presidency, taught the importance of the decisions we make every day and how important it is to not wait until the end of our life to learn how to live. He expressed that external circumstances should not matter or determine our happiness and that we are the ones who are in charge of our own happiness. President Uchtdorf explained that he and his wife enjoy going on bicycle rides together. During this time, he said they do not pay attention to how fast or how far they are going. His wife has expressed the importance that, "It's not a race, it is a journey. Enjoy the moment. ..."

"Sometimes in life we become so focused on the finish line that we fail to find joy in the journey. I don't go cycling with my wife because I'm excited about finishing. I go because the experience of being with her is sweet and enjoyable. ...We shouldn't wait to be happy until we reach some future point, only to discover that happiness was already available — all the time."

President Uchtdorf spoke Saturday morning and his talk is titled "Of Regrets and Resolutions."
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