Friday, November 18, 2016

12 Principles of Self-Reliance

12 Principles of Self-Reliance

The Lord has declared, “It is my purpose to provide for my saints” (D&C 104:15). This revelation is a promise that the Lord will provide temporal blessings and open the door of self-reliance. He has also declared that “it must needs be done in [His] way” (D&C 104:16). To receive the blessings of self-reliance, we must accept and live the principles of self-reliance, which include the following:
  1. Exercise Faith in Jesus Christ (D&C 104:15)
  2. Use Time Wisely (Alma 34:32)
  3. Be Obedient (D&C 130:20–21)
  4. Manage Money (D&C 104:78)
  5. Work: Take Responsibility (D&C 42:42; 2 Nephi 2:16, 26)
  6. Solve Problems (Ether 2:18–19, 23; 3:1, 4)
  7. Become One, Work Together (Moses 7:18; D&C 104:15–17)
  8. Communicate: Petition and Listen (D&C 8:2)
  9. Persevere (Hebrews 12:1; D&C 58:4)
  10. Show Integrity (Mosiah 4:28; Job 27:5; Articles of Faith 1:13)
  11. Seek Learning and Education (D&C 88:118–119)
  12. Stay On Task, Receive Ordinances (D&C 84:20; D&C 136:4; 1 Nephi 18:2–3)
These principles are taught more fully in the booklet My Foundation: Principles, Skills, Habits. We invite you to diligently study and apply them and teach them to your family. As you do, your life will be blessed. You will learn how to act on your path toward greater self-reliance.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

CAN DO - Pornography Protection

The CAN DO Plan is more fully explained in our book Good Pictures Bad Pictures and in this WRAP Week video. The first three steps of the CAN DO Plan are taken immediately after exposure to pornography. The final two steps are practiced to help minimize the memories of the exposure.
  1. Close your eyes
  2. Always tell a trusted adult
  3. Name it when you see it 

  4. Distract and redirect your thoughts (over and over!)
  5. Order your thinking brain to be the boss!
The link will let you subscribe to the website, and get the PDF of the poster.