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Distraction and Our Divine Roles

The Proclamation to the World on the Family states:  By divine design fathers are to preside over their families in love and righteousness and are responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families. In this statement there are three key roles for fathers, preside, provide, and protect.
We know that each law has blessings attached (D&C 130:20-21, 132:5).  While we know that not all obedience bring immediate blessings, we do know there is the reassurance of the spirit when we do what is right.  That reassurance can come in many forms, but it must be strong enough to entice us to want to do good with the same level of enticement that Satan is working to get us to do evil.  We know this because there is opposition in all things. (2 Nephi 2:11)  We have to be able to choose.  There has to be an equal choice or, in other words, there has to be enticement for both good and evil so that men have a fair choice. 

What happens when a man fills his responsibility…