Setting and acheiving goals

In bishopric meeting this morning, our new bishop shared the spiritual thought. He chose the subject of goals and quoted from page 146 of Preach My Gospel on how to set them. Here are some excerpts of the goal setting advice offered on that page:

“Goals reflect the desires of our hearts and our vision of what we can accomplish. Through goals and plans, our hopes are transformed into action.” What we reach for in goals reflects what we desire in our hearts. Our goals reveal our true selves.

Goals, faith and agency

“Goal setting and planning are acts of faith. Do everything in your power to achieve your goals while respecting the agency of others.” I believe the best goals are the ones that we can control. It does little good to set goals dependant on the actions of others.

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