Some men live and love, but remain unnoticed by the world at large.  Other men rise to the forefront of the world’s attention.

Gordon B. Hinckley was the latter.

Leading the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for the past nearly 13 years, Gordon B. Hinckley was loved by church members the world over.

I am one of them.

Gordon B. Hinckley inspired me.  An eloquent speaker, a kind hearted man, a spiritual man, a man of great humour.  A story for every topic, and a smile for those he served.  These are the ways I will remember him.  These are the ways I hope to emulate him.

Dear Prophet

You were really my first
The one I will always consider “mine”
I praise the Lord for His gift
Leading our Church
Inspiring many
Inspiring me.
You leave your words
Your mark, your touch,
A legacy for future generations
A legacy we hope to live up to.
Missing you already
Though you are barely gone
Yet happy too.
Join with your wife, your parents, your loved ones
Your work here done
Nothing more deserved
Noone more deserving.
I hope to see you there
I hope to live as you
Thank you
For the laughs
The prayers
The leadership
The example

–Lady O

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