President Gordon B.
Hinckley addresses Primary children in a new
videocassette that is being sent to local Church
leaders. President Boyd K. Packer wrote the
April 15 letter, which ''encourages Primary leaders
to use the videocassette in Primary sharing time and
in other settings to help children develop the
desire to follow the counsel of President Hinckley
and recognize his love for them."
In the eight minute
video, President Hinckley stands in front of a group
of Primary children and tells them about some of his
own life's history. He encourages the children
to pay tithing, to be worthy of temple blessings,
and to live the commandments. He recounts the
story of his sleeping outside with his younger
brother in an old wagon and watching the North
Star. He refers to the polar star as "a
constant thing in a changing world" and then
likens the polar star to the Church. He
expresses his love for the children and encourages
them to find safety and strength in holding to the
doctrines of the Church.