Women are like lionesses at the gate of the home. Whatever happens in that home and family happens because she cares about it and it matters to her. She guards that gate, and things matter to that family if they matter to her.— Julie B. Beck
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The ability to qualify for, receive, and act on personal revelation is the single most important skill that can be acquired in this life.
Sisters, you are each like the lioness at the gate.
This means that there has to be some prioritizing. I was taught years ago that when our priorities are out of order, we lose power. If we need power and influence to carry out our mission, then our priorities have to be straight.
There is eternal influence and power in motherhood.
A good woman must constantly resist alluring and deceptive messages from many sources telling her that she is entitled to more time away from her responsibilities and that she deserves a life of greater ease and independence. But with personal revelation, she can prioritize correctly and navigate this life confidently.
When we know who we are and what we are supposed to do, it is easier to make important decisions about education, careers, and marriage. It is easier to shine our light in our families, with our friends, and in all other places.
We are also told that this Spirit will enlighten our minds, fill our souls with joy, and help us know all things we should do.Promised personal revelation comes when we ask for it, prepare for it, and go forward in faith, trusting that it will be poured out upon us.
You can wake up every day looking forward to new adventures with hope smiling brightly before you because you have a Savior. You are baptized in His Church.... You just need to stay in, pressing forward with a brightness of hope to your heavenly home.
Because personal revelation is a constantly renewable source of strength, it is possible to feel bathed in help even during turbulent times.
You are doing better than you think you are. But we can be better.
When our priorities are out of order, we lose power.
It takes personal revelation every day to help us prioritize and keep at bay the influences of the world that would draw us from what we are to do.
When mothers know who they are and who God is and have made covenants with Him, they will have great power and influence for good on their children.
All faithful members of the Lord's Church are equally blessed by priesthood ordinances.
There’s an opportunity cost to everything.
It would be impossible to learn the lessons the scriptures contain by reading them only one time through or studying selected verses in a class.
Righteous women have changed the course of history and will continue to do so, and their influence will spread and grow exponentially throughout the eternities.
A woman with a mother heart has a testimony of the restored gospel, and she teaches the principles of the gospel without equivocation. She is keeping sacred covenants made in holy temples. Her talents and skills are shared unselfishly. She gains as much education as her circumstances will allow, improving her mind and spirit with the desire to teach what she learns to the generations who follow her.
Families mean work,but they are our great work,and we are not afraid of work.
I hope our granddaughters and grandsons grow up knowing that they are not and have never been third-party observers of the priesthood. The blessings of the priesthood, which 'are available to men and women alike', are woven in and through and around their lives. Each of them is blessed by sacred ordinances, and each of them can enjoy the blessings of spiritual gifts by virtue of the priesthood.
Nurturing requires organization, patience, love, and work.
Helping growth occur through nurturing is truly a powerful and influential role bestowed on women