He Caused the Title of Liberty to Be Hoisted upon Every Tower – Alma 46:36

36 And it came to pass also, that he caused the title of liberty to be hoisted upon every tower which was in all the land, which was possessed by the Nephites; and thus Moroni planted the standard of liberty among the Nephites.

We all need reminders of our values and of the covenants we’ve made. Moroni had rallied his people with a flag he had created out of his own torn clothing which he called the title of liberty. This flag symbolized their collective commitment to defend their freedom, their families, and their religion. Now that the battle was over and the immediate danger had passed, Moroni had the people display the flag above every tower, to remind them what they had fought for and why.
Our spiritual memory may be strong, but it can also be clouded over by the events of day-to-day living. It can be useful in our homes and other environments to place tangible reminders of our deepest commitments.
In 2011, President Thomas S. Monson reminded us of a recommendation made by Spencer W. Kimball many years ago:

It would be a fine thing if … parents would have in every bedroom in their house a picture of the temple so [their children] from the time [they are] infant[s] could look at the picture every day [until] it becomes a part of [their lives]. When [they reach] the age that [they need] to make [the] very important decision [concerning going to the temple], it will have already been made. [“The Holy Temple–a Beacon to the World,” General Conference, April 2011].

Today, I applied this scriptural passage to my life by considering the tangible reminders of my covenants in my life and by recommitting to pay attention to them and to the spiritual memories they awaken.

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