Friday, August 3, 2012

"Prioritizing Our Lives" -Orientation and Training for RS leaders

For some unknown reason, Brigitte, of Ethiopia could not access this training!?!?
I'm posting as requested.
This training consists in 4 slides and topics.
Also, it is an opportunity to review it. The original is in the (here).

  • Navigate this life confidently

"A good woman knows that she does not have enough time, energy, or opportunity to take care of all of the people or do all of the worthy things her heart yearns to do. Life is not calm for most women, and each day seems to require the accomplishment of a million things, most of which are important. 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.

The ability to qualify for, receive, and act on personal revelation is the single most important skill that can be acquired in this life.

—Julie B. Beck  (Liahona, May 2010, 10-11)

  • Essentials

The things that must be taken care of to ensure the blessings of eternal life for me and my family.

  • Inviting revelation (praying always)
  • Studying scriptures daily
  • Taking time to ponder and fast
  • Making and keeping covenants (sacrament meeting, temple)
  • Loving one another
—Julie B. Beck  (Liahona, May 2010, 10-11)

  • Necessary

Things we have to do as a part of mortal life in order to be self-reliant and be of service to our families and the Lord.
  • Strengthening marriage and family relationships
  • Homemaking (cooking, cleaning, working)
  • Living providently
  • Giving compassionate service
  • Doing temple and family history work
  • Sharing the gospel
  • Serving in the Church
—Julie B. Beck  (Liahona, May 2010, 10-11)

  • Nice-to-Do's
These add variety to our lives, but they won't save us.

  • Crafts
  • Hobbies
  • Recreational reading
  • Lunches with friends
  • Movies
  • Travel
  • Blogging and recreational computer time

    What is on your list?
—Julie B. Beck  (Liahona, May 2010, 10-11)

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