Ready or not, the school year is back! If you’re like most people, that means life is about to get a whole lot busier...So how can we balance our various activities and obligations and still keep Christ at the center of our lives and homes during this busy time? Elder Richard G Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles defines a Christ-centered home as one “where the gospel is taught, covenants are kept, and love abounds.”[i] Below are 5 simple things we can do during the school year to fulfill our many secular responsibilities while still successfully building this kind of home.
1. Prioritize the "Primary Answers"
Walk into any LDS church building and ask the first person you see (man, woman, or child) to give you the “primary answers” and I bet they would say—“read your scriptures, pray, and go to church!”
2. Disconnect to Connect