One important lesson from this week’s Doctrine and Covenants sections (137-138) is the importance of pondering in the process of our spiritual study. Pondering may feel like doing nothing, but it is essential to growing in understanding. Can you imagine if Joseph Smith had been a teenage boy in the era of smart phones? Would he have pondered quietly and at length about the things that brought him to the sacred grove?

We discuss this concept in greater detail in the video below: