How can we be "eternally encircled in the arms of [our Savior's] love." As Nephi says, "I have beheld his glory, and I am encircled about eternally in the arms of his love" (2 Nephi 1:15 https://www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/2-ne/1.15)
The more we seek after the Lord, the more we do his work, the more we can be encircled in the arms of his love here through the spirit. That happens in this life through the influence of the comforter, or occasionally, in the temple, we may feel of the presence of the Lord through the veil as we pray for it, as Doctrine and Covenants says.
Then, at the last day, we can be encircled in the arms of his love again as he embraces us. President Eyring says it so well:
"We will on the Day of Judgment stand before the Savior, face to face. It will be a time of joy for those who have drawn close to Him in His service in this life. It will be a joy to hear the words: “Well done, thou good and faithful servant.” I so testify as a witness of the risen Savior and our Redeemer in the name of Jesus Christ, amen." Entire talk at https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2013/04/come-unto-me
Additionally, Elder Melvin J Ballard had an experience where he embraced the Savior, and these are his words about that: "He put His arms around me and kissed me, as He took me into His bosom, and He blessed me until my whole being was thrilled...Oh! If I could live worthy, though it would require four-score years, so that in the end when I have finished I could go into His presence and receive the feeling that I then had in His presence, I would give everything that I am or ever hope to be!” - see more at http://ldsprinciples.blogspot.com/2015/04/elder-ballard-sees-savior-and-feels-of.html
May we give everything in our whole souls for the Savior, and his work, and be able to feel of his presence through the veil in this life, and feel his warm embrace at the last day.
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