The “G” Word

OH BE WISE!

OH BE WISE!

A GOAL not written down is merely a wish. Goals carry more weight of intention than weak New Year’s resolutions. In the past, I haven’t been very good at writing down my goals; rather, I would mentally list a few casual intentions which were quickly forgotten. I am trying to improve. Writing down long-range goals, intermediate goals, short-range goals, and daily tasks helps me to use my time productively. “Objectives and goals should not only be worthwhile but also realistic. They should be an incentive to work effectively. Thus the setting of realistic objectives and achieving them becomes an important part of the great process of eternal progression” (Franklin D. Richards). Along with an abundance of blessings, TIME is a divinely-given commodity. I want to be a responsible and wise steward. “Thou shalt be diligent in preserving what thou hast, that thou mayest be a wise steward; for it is the free gift of the Lord thy God, and thou art his steward” (D&C 136:27). What are the things you do to manage your time and move towards completing goals?

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