Journal writing: 'So the angels may quote from it'

Last Sunday’s “Come, Follow Me” lesson encouraged LDS youths to dedicate themselves to record keeping through personal journals.

We quoted President Spencer W. Kimball’s “The Angels May Quote From It” where he taught that great men and women didn’t start out that way but incrementally discovered talents and passions. He said similarly, teenagers who write about the seemingly mundane will begin to see progress toward their own potential.

One thing we didn’t talk about Sunday was the fact that today’s technology makes our young people great record keepers already. Because they were born at the advent of digital cameras, most have more pictures of their young lives than all the members of their family tree combined.

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