Just like eating an entire elephant, gospel truths are best digested one bite at a time.
"Relationships can be strengthened through the veil with people we know and love. That is done by our determined effort to continually do what is right. We can strengthen our relationship with the departed individual we love by recognizing that the separation is temporary and that covenants made in the temple are eternal. When consistently obeyed, such covenants assure the eternal realization of the promises inherent in them."
Richard G. Scott, "How to Obtain Revelation and Inspiration for Your Personal Life", General Conference April 2012