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Elder Henry B. Eyring, who served as a counselor to President Thomas S. Monson in the First Presidency, paid tribute to the late prophet on Facebook.

This week’s Mormon Mentions are all tributes to the life and ministry of President Thomas S. Monson, the 16th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who passed away last week at the age of 90.

Marie Osmond’s tribute to President Monson called him a personal friend who helped her gain “a clearer vision of heavenly family reunions in the life hereafter.” He supported her at her parents' and son’s funeral services. She also reflected on an experience when President Monson came down to Provo, Utah, to give her mother a blessing. He said he was simply following the Lord’s list of priorities that day.

“President Monson taught me then the importance of always carrying a little notebook in my purse or pocket. He said, ‘When the Spirit speaks, write it down immediately.’ At the end of the day, make sure you do God’s List first before you check off your own list of ‘To do’s.’’

The Lux Singers posted a video singing “We Ever Pray for Thee” in honor of the prophet.

“We mourn with members of the LDS faith around the world at the passing of President Thomas Monson,” they wrote on their Facebook page. “His was a life of service and compassion, which will continue to be an inspiration to all who have affiliated with him.”

Al Fox Carraway, who joined the church during the time that President Monson served as prophet, shared what the knowledge of a living prophet has meant to her personally.

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The New York Times obituary of President Monson caused quite a stir on social media earlier this week. University of Utah Ph.D. student Joseph Stuart rounded up obituaries for previous prophets.

We mourn with members of the LDS faith around the world at the passing of President Thomas Monson, President and Prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His was a life of service and compassion, which will continue to be an inspiration to all who have affiliated with him. We offer this musical prayer on his behalf, and on behalf of his expected successor, President Russell Nelson.

Posted by Lux Singers on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Elders Henry B. Eyring, Neil L. Andersen, Ronald A. Rasband and Dale G. Renlund, all of whom served with President Monson, each shared personal tributes on Facebook.

Mormon Channel published a video looking back at the life and service of President Monson.

“He was a member of the church everyone could relate to,” President Uchtdorf said. “They all felt that he was their friend.”

I went to President Monson’s viewing this morning. He’s the only prophet I’ve had. I love him. And I love, & am desperately grateful, for what I know. I remember life extremely well not knowing the answers I know now. I remember this pit in my stomach every time I’d start to wonder the meaning, if there was one, to why we are here, why anyone of us, even exist. I remember the anxiety that came from not knowing what, if anything, was really going to happen to me when I die. I remember extremely well the sweaty palms I got just by driving by a cemetery b/c of the lack of answers I had of what is going to happen. This is extremely common to most people in the world, maybe not the sweating palms, but definitely the questions & wonders. Some people go their whole lives searching for these answers & not find them. But today, I celebrate! I celebrate President Monson & everything he’s done for me, our Church, & the world. I celebrate his death b/c I know exactly where he is & who he’s with. I celebrate knowing we will never go without a prophet & we will always be guided. I celebrate knowing who we are & what we’re a part of has real meaning. We DO have purpose here AND here after. I celebrate knowing this is not the start OR the end of us, we have ‘forever’ built into our souls--deep roots that extend far beyond this sphere--roots that should drive our priorities & effect what we do daily w/ our life. So, if you feel like you don’t have any blessings, remember, this is all real. God is real. And we have the answers to the questions of the universe. And that is EVERY REASON TO CELEBRATE!! ———(See my Stories for viewing info)

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How I love President Thomas S Monson! As I have reflected on the life of this extraordinary man, I have thought of three...

Posted by Dale G. Renlund on Thursday, January 11, 2018

I can’t find the words to describe my love for our dear prophet, President Thomas S Monson. I have had so many wonderful...

Posted by Ronald A. Rasband on Friday, January 12, 2018

What can you say about a prophet of the Lord like President Thomas S Monson? I could write a book about what I have...

Posted by Neil L Andersen on Thursday, January 11, 2018

This week I, like many of you, have pondered on the life of my dear friend, President Thomas S Monson. He is a great...

Posted by Henry B Eyring on Thursday, January 11, 2018