Desire leads to faith. Faith leads to action. Action leads to consequences. When the desires are righteous, you will never have to worry about consequences. – Grandpa Tony
“How do we develop desires?
“Few will have the kind of crisis that motivated Aron Ralston, but his experience provides a valuable lesson about developing desires. While Ralston was hiking in a remote canyon in southern Utah, an 800-pound (360 kg) rock shifted suddenly and trapped his right arm. For five lonely days he struggled to free himself.
“When he was about to give up and accept death, he had a vision of a three-year-old boy running toward him and being scooped up with his left arm. Understanding this as a vision of his future son and an assurance that he could still live, Ralston summoned the courage and took drastic action to save his life before his strength ran out.
“He broke the two bones in his trapped right arm and then used the knife in his multitool to cut off that arm. He then summoned the strength to hike five miles (8 km) for help.
“What an example of the power of an overwhelming desire! When we have a vision of what we can become, our desire and our power to act increase enormously.
“Most of us will never face such an extreme crisis, but all of us face potential traps that will prevent progress toward our eternal destiny.
“If our righteous desires are sufficiently intense, they will motivate us to cut and carve ourselves free from addictions and other sinful pressures and priorities that prevent our eternal progress.” - Dallin H. Oaks, Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, “Desire”, April 2011 General Conference Address
Alma 32:27– But behold, if ye will awake and arouse your faculties, even to an experiment upon my words, and exercise a particle of faith, yea, even if ye can no more than desire to believe, let this desire work in you, even until ye believe in a manner that ye can give place for a portion of my words.