We can overcome the daily distractions in our lives by focusing our efforts on long-term goals and righteous endeavors.
Alma's counsel to his sons is very applicable to us today. BYU graduates need to know how much the Lord loves them, and to put their trust in God first.
BYU's president offers 7 suggestions for a successful semester: self-awareness, self-control, service, spirituality, scriptures, scholarship, and standards.
To avoid money’s corrupting influence, we must love only God and our fellowman and embrace only virtue as the defining and motivating force in our lives.
Be eager to take advantage of the opportunities before you. Create a vision for your life and persevere in the attainment of it.
In life's constant opportunities for giving and getting, let us be more concerned with giving. Nothing worth getting comes without effort and sacrifice.
We should strive to be an uncommon people, a people who are willing to pay the price of discipleship regardless of the world's attitudes.
Rising crime and falling expectations are evidence of the need for greater self-control. Be willing to give up what you want now for what you want most.
We, as the apostles did long ago, must ask the Lord, “Whither shall we go?” He will guide us in on the path that leads back to our Heavenly Father.
The scriptural story of Sampson teaches us that when we lose self-control and try to create our own rules, the consequences can be devastating.