Mike Foley
From right to left, President Russell M. Nelson, Sister Wendy Nelson, Sister Susan Gong and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Twelve Apostles greet community leaders during a reception prior to the May 16, 2019, devotional in the Kona Hawaii Stake center. Af left is Elder Aley K. Auna Jr., an Area Seventy.

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — Now in his “10th decade of life,” President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared 10 spiritual truths he has learned and left an apostolic blessing on the approximately 1,200 Latter-day Saints, community leaders and an interfaith Tongan choir attending the first stop of his current Pacific ministry tour.

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His wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, accompanied the 94-year-old prophet-president, as did Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Susan Gong, all of whom also spoke during the special devotional Thursday, May 16, in the Kona Hawaii Stake Center in Kailua next to the Kona Hawaii Temple.

The four continued the nine-day ministry tour, leaving Hawaii the next day for additional stops in Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Tahiti.

After tracing some of the highlights of his large family, professional medical career and long life, President Nelson shared ten things he has learned.

Read the full Church News article here.