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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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Hooge Family

We will miss you, but know we will see you again!
We are certain there was a great reunion in heaven with all of your loved ones. They are now lucky to have you again.


We will miss him so much! He was a great man and very caring. He will be missed lots.


Praise to the man, Gordon B. Hinckley. We love you and miss you.


In a world so short of positive examples, President Hinckley stood as a spiritual giant. A living, real life hero who didn't need super powers. His strength came from his faith and his good works. Regardless of a person's religious convictions his example was one anyone could look up to, he was a man of integrity, a man of compassion for others, a man with leadership qualities, who was humble, a man who could laugh at himself and who made others around him feel comfortable. A man who truly loved all as his brothers and sisters regardless of color or culture. It is not good-bye only until we meet again. Though we are grieving the loss of this wonderful man, we too are rejoicing that through your example there are still people in this darkened world we can look up to; and from your example other men of integrity will grow. We may shed a tear or two, but remember the joy on the other side of the veil of his coming home. Thank you President Hinckley for your service to mankind. We love you. As our choir sings: steal away, steal away, steal away to Jesus.

Micheal Jensen

When I was young I had the opertuneity to meet President Hinkly for Halloween evening at his home. Me invited me and my 2 brothers and my dad for Oreos and Milk it was a great expierince meeting him. I am devistated that he died but he will always bring back memories when you here the sentence "Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints.


The world lost a great person yesterday.

Thank you for everything President Hinckley.

God bless.

Rssll Msr

He that receiveth a prophet receiveth a prophet's reward. Pres Hinckley would be the first to admit that his strength was from the Lord. This is the Lord's church it is not Pres Hinckley's church just as Harold B. Lee said this same thing and each time a Prophet (1 of the 15) has passed away it felt as though a giant Redwood had fallen. This is the example they share as they draw on the Lord's strength to magnify them in their office as each of us are to do in our individual assignments. Be assured the 16th prophet will be just as powerful in influence! That he is well prepared and will soon bless the church and the world in a unique way never felt before as each prophet of the Lord has done previously. This is the testimony of this work and the love we all have for the prophet and attests to the power of the spirit of the Lord in our lives. That is what is remarkable about this marvelous work and a wonder as it reflects so well the spirit of Jesus Christ--the Greatest of all!


I will always remember how firm and steadfast he was in doing what's right. He never wavered from what he knew to be right. I loved his simple truths such as; be a little kinder, and stand a little taller. What a great example! He will be missed.


what a great man and example. he touched the lives of so many throughout the world and will forever continue to do so. he will be greatly missed. we love you President Hinckley!

The Dodds Family, Payson UT

We admire our Prophet and Leader Gordon B. Hinckley. He is truly a remarkablew man. We will miss him that is for sure. His life will be remembered for years to come. Thanks for the example you set for our Family to follow. we thank you for the service you rendered for the church. We will always remember His wonderful sense of humor. To the Hinckley Family our prayers are with you at this time of loss of your Father. May god be with you always. Keep him in your hearts always.

Cherie, Lodi, CA

Imagine the reunion! His sweetheart and all the previous Prophets! And of course our Savior saying "Well done my faithful servant". His stewardship was amazing. Such an example to all of us of untiring service and dedication. How we love him!

President Hinckley

Hoping to see you reach 100. Miss you!


I can't put into words how I feel about President Hinckley, but I truly love him and will always have a place for him in my heart. I will never forget him and am excited to see him again.

Chrystina Swain

WE THANK THE O GOD FOR A PROPHET! What an amazing man, life and Prophet. I am gratedul to have been born in this time to have known such a wonderful man, Prophet, Seer and Revelator! Thank you Father in Heaven for him! What a day of rejoicing in Heaven! He will be missed, the church will go on and we are a better people because of his leadership!

The Barkers

God be with you till we meet again dear... you will be deeply missed.

Missy in California

All day I have been reflecting on the impact and influence President Hinckley has had on my life. I know that he was a prophet of God. He will be dearly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the Hinckley family at this time.

Mendoza Family


Cynthia M.

What a great example and a faithful, humble servant of the Lord! I loved your sense of humor and your positive outlook. You led the Church so well and did so well connecting with the media. I'm sure you are having a joyous reunion with your wife and loved ones. You will be sorely missed, but Paradise has gained a spiritual giant. Thank you, thank you, President Hinckley.

Eshaley lolo, HK

Surely we will all miss him. He finally can be living with his lovely wife now. Just want to share the poem :
Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not there, i do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there, i did not die.


We Thank thee oh God for a Prophet to guide us in these later days!! I will forever remember the feeling that came over me as President Hinckley entered the same room I was in..oh what a Prophet of God he truly is! I am so thankful to have this gospel and understanding that some day..I too can walk with him, and talk with him. We are so blessed to KNOW this!! My thoughts and prayers are with the Hinckley Family, may they find comfort in the loss of our so deeply loved, dedicated servant of our Lord.

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