The music has been beautiful, especially this last anthem—“Come, Hold Your Torches High”—“That Christ’s true light through us will shine, … Six months ago I spoke at this pulpit in general priesthood meeting to the single adult brethren of the Church.This evening I would like to speak for a few minutes to the single adult sisters of the Church.Meetcha provides two-way compatibility by matching people based on their interests.
But relationships built on lies always fail and bring heartache to all involved.
Traditional courtship has given way to no-strings-attached relationships, according to the recently released book, "Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think About Marrying." The connections men and women are making are increasingly brief and sexual according to the book's author, Mark Regnerus, a professor of sociology at the University of Texas.
A recent study by Time magazine and the Pew Research Center found that while 44 percent of Americans under the age of 30 believe marriage is an institution on its way to becoming obsolete, only 5 percent of that age group do not want to get married.
Their words have been inspiring, and I commend them to you. Bastian, “Come, Hold Your Torches High,” PMYW0071, 1988.) May that be the clarion call for each of us as we serve in God’s kingdom.
I have appreciated the counsel we have received from the presidents of these three great women’s organizations.