Young Women Lesson 47: Encouraging the Development of Talents

Discussion Questions
• How can we recognize and develop the gifts and talents we’ve been given?
• How can we encourage the development of talents we see in our family and friends?
• How can we increase our ability to be genuinely happy for the gifts and talents of others?


Supplement is an excerpt from "Three Goals to Guide You" by President Thomas S. Monson, October 2007 General Conference:

Beyond our study of spiritual matters, secular learning is also essential. Often the future is unknown; therefore, it behooves us to prepare for uncertainties. Statistics reveal that at some time, because of the illness or death of a husband or because of economic necessity, you may find yourself in the role of financial provider. Some of you already occupy that role. I urge you to pursue your education—if you are not already doing so or have not done so—that you might be prepared to provide if circumstances necessitate such.

Your talents will expand as you study and learn. You will be able to better assist your families in their learning, and you will have peace of mind in knowing that you have prepared yourself for the eventualities that you may encounter in life.


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