As I entered the
“What news?” I asked.
“The Prophet passed away today.”
“Oh, no,” I said. I had not heard that news
Later in the meeting, one of the speakers related a similar response when he received the news from his wife. Her response was, “What do you mean, ‘Oh no!’ He has to be the happiest man on earth.”
I suppose he is.
But I will miss him. This man who I have never met, but I have come to know as a true prophet of the Lord. Gordon B.
I had hoped that at the priesthood meeting we would have sung “We Thank Thee Oh God for a Prophet.” We didn’t, but I sang the words of the song in my mind, in tribute to a man we have grown to respect, admire, and love.
Yes, we thank thee oh God for a Prophet.Photo credit: laiglesiamormona.org