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Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Quotes from Women's Conference

Thanks to Kris Vassel for these:

  • "It is not for you to be led by women of the world, but to lead them" Sheri Dew
  • "Coming unto Christ means walking away from the world." Sheri Dew
  • "When you are folding a mountain of laundry, every time you pick up an article of clothing, think of a memory or a fun way the child to whom the clothes belongs to touches your life."
  • "Use 10 minutes between meal time and dessert to do family scripture reading."
  • "Don't underestimate the good you are doing when you are doing your best."
  • "This is what we signed up for before coming to Earth. If all of the stressors were taken away, we wouldn't have a purpose to be here and learn."
  • "Our ancestors did not come across the plains and sacrifice so much just so I could be more comfortable or complacent or have more 'stuff' ".
  • "Instead of doing for the children, do with the children"
  • "A lazy mom is one who does everything herself."
  • "To be happy: Don't do whatever you like; like whatever you do!"
  • "Buy a 'prayer alarm clock'. Set it for a time, morning and night and when it goes off, the whole family stops whatever they are doing and gathers for prayer."
  • "Assign teenagers a night to cook. Mom's are there to help, but they make the menu and then write it down on a recipe card. The cards are then saved and the child has a great resource to take with them on their mission or to college of things they themselves have made."
  • "No great cause ever succeeded without great effort."
  • "It doesn't matter who we aren't when we know who we are."
  • "If we are not involved with and take an interest in our children, someone else will."
  • "Praise the positive and minimize the negative."
  • "There is no tomorrow to remember if we don't do something today." President Monson