Daily Reminder on Work and Self-Reliance: #19 out of 21

Today I, ____________________, commit to work hard to achieve my goals.

“The Lord has commanded us not to be idle.” – For the Strength of Youth

Set a goal related to idleness.

“Idleness can lead to inappropriate behavior, damaged relationships, and sin.” – For the Strength of Youth”

“Work is another deterrent to evil. The symbol of Utah is the beehive. Our forefathers fostered industry and work. Elder John Longden, an assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, quoted Herndon as saying, “Satan selects his disciples when they are idle; Jesus selected his when they were busy at their work either mending their nets or casting them into the sea.”” – Serving the Lord and Resisting the Devil by James E. Faust, emphasis added.

Have I prayed to my Father in Heaven for help and guidance in achieving my goals?

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