Daily Reminder on Work and Self-Reliance: #8 out of 21

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

“Set high goals for yourself, and be willing to work hard to achieve them.” – For the Strength of Youth

Think of one of your high/long-term goals and set a smaller specific goal that you can do that will help you achieve your larger goal.


““Come unto Christ, and be perfected in him, and deny yourselves of all ungodliness; … love God with all your might, mind and strength … [Then] ye may be perfect in Christ, … holy, [and] without spot.”…

“Brothers and sisters, let us do the best we can and try to improve each day. When our imperfections appear, we can keep trying to correct them. We can be more forgiving of flaws in ourselves and among those we love. We can be comforted and forbearing. The Lord taught, “Ye are not able to abide the presence of God now … ; wherefore, continue in patience until ye are perfected.”

“We need not be dismayed if our earnest efforts toward perfection now seem so arduous and endless. Perfection is pending. It can come in full only after the Resurrection and only through the Lord. It awaits all who love him and keep his commandments. It includes thrones, kingdoms, principalities, powers, and dominions. It is the end for which we are to endure. It is the eternal perfection that God has in store for each of us. I so testify in the name of Jesus Christ.” – Perfection Pending by Russell M. Nelson


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

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