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LDS president met call with humility, vigor

Published: Monday, Jan. 28 2008 12:00 a.m. MST

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Morgan Davis

God bless president Hinckley and his family. He has blessed the lives of millions. God be with you 'till we meet again.

Keith Shurtleff

Oh how we will miss that great and loving leader. I know he was God's prophet, but as my son said, I am sure he is happy to be reunited with his beloved wife. May God comfort his family!

Alison Bowler

President Hinckley was an amazing man. I'm saddened by his death but we will continue to grow as a church and as a people and he will live forever in our hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Be comforted that he is now with his beloved wife and they are waiting for all of us to be there with them. "Go forward with faith and Stand a little taller" are his immortal words of counsel.


He will be greatly missed.


I am profoundly moved to hear this news. Gordon B. Hinckley was one of the greatest public figures in my life, and had a deep impact on me as I grew up in the church. His teachings and example always encouraged me to do my very best and helped me to be optimistic in the face of difficulties. His words and leadership during the 9/11 tragedy had a profound impact on me. I am sad to hear of the passing of this wonderful man of God, but at the same time it gives me great joy to know that he can finally be reunited with his wife, whom he missed so much during the last years of his life. Godspeed, brother.

Clark from Idaho

Beloved prophet. We miss you already.


What a great man. He will be greatly missed. He taught us to be optimistic and showed us by example how to live.

Karena Ball

Thank you President Hinkley for all the love you have shared throughout your life. We will miss you. Our prayers are with your family tonight.

Owens' Family

You will be missed!


What a wonderful man who lived such an exemplary life. How great it must be to once again be reunited with his cherished wife. He will always be remembered for his dedicated service in the Lord's kingdom on earth. We love him and are so blessed to have been taught by such a dear Prophet of God. We Thank Thee O God For A Prophet.

Megan & Larry

We will miss our beloved Prophet. We are happy because we have followed his counsel and we know He was a Prophet of God. Though we are deeply saddened, we are happy that he is back with his beloved wife and with our Heavenly Father and Savior Jesus Christ. The work will go forward. President Hinckley has done so much for us, for which we are deeply grateful.

The Maases

We love you President Hinckley. Thank you for loving us also. To be in your presence at BYU Devotionals was so incredible - we will dearly miss him but know he is back with his companion. Thank you for the example you have set for us!
~From Texas

The Dougal Family

We love and admire our dear prophet. God bless his family. We are grateful for his wonderful teachings and for his testimony. President Hinckley, thank you for all that you have done. You've made it back to Marjorie.

Halversons in Tennessee

We thank thee, O God, for a prophet. We will forever be grateful for President Hinckley's "unwearyingness" in bringing us closer to the Savior--for blessing countless lives in countless ways.

Daniel E. West Valley Ut

Truly a man of God. I will miss him dearly. Because of his example and words of wisdom, I am a better person. I know that he was a Prophet of God here on earth. By their fruits, ye shall know them They will bless us forever! Thank you.

Our prayers are with his family. :(

David Burgoyne

"As we wait with those who are dyingwe brush against the veil, as goodbyes and greetings are said almost within earshot of each other." (Neal A. Maxwell, Patience, p. 219)
President Hinckley is now being embraced by Joseph, Brigham, his family and his loved ones. His truly was a life of service. He did all he was called to this earth to do. What a Christlike example.


i cant believe he is gone. he really focused on us youth and so sad to see him go. he will be me missed...

Dave M

Godspeed to one of the great leaders of the modern era. When he assumed the presidency at an already advanced age, I assumed his would be a caretaker presidency. I am very grateful to have been wrong. He was as warm as he was insightful and had a wonderful sense of humor. He taught many great lessons, but perhaps the one I remember most was one taught about him by Sister Hinckley. They came to Maine to speak to the NH and Maine stakes and she related how much he had grown since assuming the presidency. I have always taken comfort in the fact that a man with his long resume and already significant spiritual stature could and would learn and change. My solaces in this are twofold. First, that we had him at all. Second, that he is back with his beloved Marjorie. My condolences to his family. Thank you all for loaning him to us these many years. May God bless you all.


We'll miss you President Hinckley.I am still shocked with the news. I just found out. I will miss President Hinckley a lot. He is the only President of the Church I remember in my life.

MK Wallace

Words cannot express the love we feel and the loss we will experience. His remarkable life will remain in our hearts forever. Thank you President Hinkley.

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