We can overcome the daily distractions in our lives by focusing our efforts on long-term goals and righteous endeavors.
We each have a noble responsibility for good, and we should not underestimate the amount of influence we can have if we are intentional.
With only one shot at success, Alan Stern's team pulled off the New Horizons mission to Pluto. What they learned about the solar system is larger than life.
There are times when even the best plans go awry. The one plan that we never need a backup for, though, is the restored gospel—God’s plan for our success.
When we truly lay hold upon the word of God, believing it and committing to it, we open ourselves up to the life-changing power He has in store for us.
When setting goals, we should ensure that our goals are in harmony with God’s plan and allow for flexibility when our path takes unexpected turns
Prepare for lifelong learning with personal aims that align with the gospel of Christ. Strengthen your spirit, enlarge your mind, and build character.
Life is a lot like a game of football. You can be most successful if you have a game plan in place to stay close to God during your journey.
So let us remember that from the vantage point of a roof and a tall tree, our perspective is to look as far as forever and set goals that will not just help us through the week but will lead us on into eternity.
If you ever have doubts—and of course you will—just remember this quotation from Shakespeare’s play Measure for Measure: “Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.”
We yearn for hope not just for moments in this life, but for eternity. Our hope is bolstered by understanding faith and charity, the pure love of Christ.
This year, make resolutions to develop as the Savior did—intellectually, physically, socially, and spiritually. It will take effort, but will be worth it.
As you make resolutions for the new year, don't be too hard on yourself. Remember that God can give you the spirit of commitment and resolution.
Be eager to take advantage of the opportunities before you. Create a vision for your life and persevere in the attainment of it.
The beginning of a year is the perfect time for reflection on the lessons learned as well as resolution to become the people we want to be.
We must gain our own vision of God and His plan. Elder Didier shows how we can learn from Adam and Eve's example to receive a vision and live faithfully.
When we die, what do we want to have defined our lives? For Russell M. Nelson, it is service to mankind, family, and faith in God.
"What seek ye?" Heavenly Father wants us to seek after the very best and stretch ourselves to do that which is for our eternal good.
Just as airplanes are safer when flying above inclement weather, so are we safer when we seek higher “flight levels” by being obedient to the commandments.
Goals help us to determine where we are going and how to get there. We should strive diligently toward worthy, eternal goals.
Robert Backman reminds us that there are many wonders yet to come to fruition. The upcoming generation has a responsibility to create and bring them forth.
If you can cultivate a creative mind in setting and working toward worthy goals, your horizons will expand and your amazing potential will be within reach.
We often set quantitative goals as we strive for improvement, but we must not to let check-mark goals take us away from true, qualitative progression.
As we get serious about our covenants and look for the Lord's plan in our lives, we will see the blessings waiting for us.
Your goals are important to God. When you share a goal with Him, it becomes an eternal objective—taking you toward that great goal of eternal life.
As we begin a new year and contemplate New Year’s resolutions, let us not forget the things we have pondered over the recent Christmas holiday. Center your goals on having the spirit of Christmas with you always.
This year, ask God to help you create a game plan that will help you overcome the adversary and reach your temporal and spiritual goals.
To make our dreams come true, we must righteously exercise our agency to make them become a reality. The Lord will help us achieve our righteous goals.
Thomas L. Martin humorously describes the main events of his life and highlights how the hand of the Lord worked to help him reach all his righteous goals.