George Whalin’s Retail Superstars: Inside the Twenty-five Best Independent Stores in America
Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World
Our mindset is defining, but not constant. Changing our mindset from ‘fixed’ to ‘growth’, from ‘scarcity’ to ‘abundance’, and from ‘entertainment’ to ‘education’ will change our life.
See Carol Dueck, Mindset
God has designed this mortal existence to require nearly constant exertion. I recall the Prophet Joseph Smith’s simple statement: “By continuous labor [we] were enabled to get a comfortable maintenance” (Joseph Smith—History 1:55). By work we sustain and enrich life. It enables us to survive the disappointments and tragedies of the mortal experience. Hard-earned achievement brings a sense of self-worth. Work builds and refines character, creates beauty, and is the instrument of our service to one another and to God. A consecrated life is filled with work, sometimes repetitive, sometimes menial, sometimes unappreciated but always work that improves, orders, sustains, lifts, ministers, aspires.
D. Todd Christofferson, Reflections on a Consecrated Life, October 2010
“We sow our thoughts, and we reap our actions; we sow our actions, and we reap our habits; we sow our habits, and we reap our characters; we sow our characters, and we reap our destiny.”
Martin Luther King Jr.,