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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

We Can Heed Warnings

President Hinckley said in October 2005 General Conference: 

"What (calamities) we have experienced in the past was all foretold, and the end is not yet.  Just as there have been calamities in the past, we expect more in the future.  What do we do?  Someone has said it was not raining when Noah built the ark.  But he built it, and the rains came...

We can heed warnings...We have built grain storage and storehouses and stocked them with the necessities of life in the event of a disaster.  But the best storehouse is the family storeroom....Our people for three-quarters of a century have been counseled and encouraged to make such preparation as will assure survival should a calamity come.  We can set aside some water, basic food, medicine, and clothing to keep us warm.  We ought to have a little money laid aside in case of a rainy day..."

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