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A thought from the Scriptures

For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. - Rom. 8:5-6"To the faithful, spirituality is a lens through which we view life and a gauge by which we evaluate it," Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve said in the October 1985 general conference.

"To be spiritually minded is to view and evaluate our experiences in terms of the enlarged perspective of eternity.

"Each of us has a personal lens through which we view the world. Our lens gives its special tint to all we see. It can suppress some features and emphasize others. It can also reveal things otherwise invisible. Through the lens of spirituality, we can know `the things of God' by `the Spirit of God.' (1 Cor. 2:11.)

"How we interpret our experiences is also a function of our degree of spirituality."