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2016 Education Segment Closing Post

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the Education segment! The next segment will be starting later today when I send out the initiation email at about 6:00 pm ET. The topic will be Entertainment and the Media, and the segment will last for three weeks, until Sunday April 3. Warning though: this is easily one of the hardest segments, so be ready.

Before you let this topic rest, ask yourself “How have I been blessed by living this standard?” Write what you think of down. It can be a specific instance, a favorite quote, a feeling, a thought, whatever it is, write it down. I find it helps me to put the hard work into perspective, seeing how much it has helped.


Finally, to end the segment, I just like the way that Elder Oaks described the Latter Day Saint view of education in his talk Learning and Latter-day Saints:

“There are few things more fulfilling and fun than learning something new. Great happiness, satisfaction, and financial rewards come from this. An education is not limited to formal study. Lifelong learning can increase our ability to appreciate and relish the workings and beauty of the world around us. This kind of learning goes well beyond books and a selective use of new technology, such as the Internet. It includes artistic endeavors. It also includes experiences with people and places: conversations with friends, visits to museums and concerts, and opportunities for service. We should expand ourselves and enjoy the journey.”


~ George

2016 Daily Reminder on Education: #21 out of 21

Today I, ____________________, will find joy in learning something.

“Education is an important part of Heavenly Father’s plan to help you become more like Him. He wants you to… [develop] your capacity to appreciate life” – For the Strength of Youth

I, ____________________, will please my Father in Heaven by developing my capacity to appreciate life today.


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As I Search the Holy Scriptures

Hymns, As I Search the Holy Scriptures, no. 277

  1. As I search the holy scriptures,
    Loving Father of mankind,
    May my heart be blessed with wisdom,
    And may knowledge fill my mind.
  2. As I search the holy scriptures,
    Touch my spirit, Lord, I pray.
    May life’s myst’ries be unfolded
    As I study day by day.
  3. As I search the holy scriptures,
    May thy mercy be revealed.
    Soothe my troubled heart and spirit;
    May my unseen wounds be healed.
  4. As I search the holy scriptures,
    Help me ponder and obey.
    In thy word is life eternal;
    May thy light show me the way.
Text and music: C. Marianne Johnson Fisher, b. 1932 (c) 1985 IRI


Have I prayed for the spirit today to help me as I learn today?

2016 Daily Reminder on Education: #20 out of 21

Today I, ____________________, will find joy in learning something.

“Your education should include spiritual learning. Study the scriptures and the words of latter-day prophets. Participate in seminary and Institute… [This] will invite the companionship of the Holy Ghost” – For the Strength of Youth

I, ____________________, will please my Father in Heaven by studying my scriptures today.


“The purpose of God’s creations and of His giving us life is to allow us to have the learning experience necessary to come back to live with Him in eternal life. That is only possible if we have our natures changed through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, true repentance, and making and keeping the covenants He offers all of His Father’s children through His Church. True learning must have a powerful spiritual component. That spiritual element, when it is effective, refines and uplifts the aims of our total education… We should always put spiritual learning first.” – Real-Life Education by Henry B. Eyring


Have I prayed for the spirit today to help me as I learn today?

2016 Daily Reminder on Education: #19 out of 21

Today I, ____________________, will find joy in learning something.

“Education is an important part of Heavenly Father’s plan to help you become more like Him. He wants you to… [develop] your power to act well in your responsibilities” – For the Strength of Youth

I, ____________________, will please my Father in Heaven by developing my power to act well in my responsibilities today.


“Your life is carefully watched over… The Lord knows both what He will need you to do and what you will need to know to do it. You can with confidence expect that He has prepared opportunities for you to learn.” – Real-Life Education by Henry B. Eyring


Have I prayed for the spirit today to help me as I learn today?

2016 Daily Reminder on Education: #18 out of 21

Today I, ____________________, will find joy in learning something.

“Share your educational goals with your family, friends, and leaders so they can support and encourage you.” – For the Strength of Youth

I, ____________________, will please my Father in Heaven by creating, sharing, and keeping my educational goals today.


“As Latter-day Saints we believe in education, and we have a philosophy about how and why we should pursue it. Our religious faith teaches us that we should seek learning by the Spirit and that we have a stewardship to use our knowledge for the benefit of mankind.

““[Our] religion … prompts [us] to search diligently after knowledge,” taught President Brigham Young (1801–77). “There is no other people in existence more eager to see, hear, learn and understand truth.” ” – Learning and Latter-day Saints by Elder Dallin H. Oaks


Have I prayed for the spirit today to help me as I learn today?