The Wisdom of the Aged

We may cherish physical strength, but the Lord knows what strengths his leaders need. Seeing President Thomas S. Monson be able to give only a couple of short talks at general conference is saddening. His physical abilities are declining, and the weaknesses of old age are apparent. But old age has its strengths—strengths that are so great… Continue reading

A Woman’s Potential: What God Sees

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As the world’s expectations for women change with the seasons, nothing is as empowering as Heavenly Father’s plan for his daughters. The modern world has opened up exciting opportunities for women. But with these opportunities, we often feel increased pressure. When we want to look beautiful, the world says, “Look perfect.” When we want to… Continue reading

Eleven Techniques for Time Management

In order to manage our time, we first must manage ourselves. Throughout our lives we will find ourselves momentarily trapped by time. School, work, or other activities begin to drown us, and although we may want to ignore a problem, disregarding it is ineffective. Instead, practicing better time management skills brings… Continue reading

Leading As Christ Would

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Our mission as leaders in our families and communities is to actively apply the gospel of Jesus Christ in each of our daily interactions.   Powerful leaders have often left destruction and sadness behind them in their quest for control and power. But Jesus Christ, the perfect example and leader,… Continue reading

Sarah Granger Kimball: Teacher, Activist, Dedicated Leader

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This exceptional woman dedicated her life to serving and fighting for the women of the Church. Who was Sarah Granger Kimball? [Sarah Granger Kimball (1818–98) was a remarkable example of leadership and lifelong service. Throughout her life, she gracefully combined the three things she was most passionate about: education, women’s… Continue reading