Read these eight LDS talks to help you increase your talents.
It can be hard to increase your talents and gain new skills. Luckily, there are some religious leaders to give us great advice on how to do so. These talks will help you as you try to increase your talents and better yourself.
Getting out of your comfort zone is a great way to increase your talents and you'll do just that during your semester abroad. Speak to an ILP representative about their own experiences with this!
Here are the links to each talk and a quick quote to give you a taste of what to expect!
Eight Conference Talks To Help Develop Your Talents
- Developing Our Talents For Spirituality
- By Way of Invitations
- I Believe I Can, I Knew I Would
- Life - A Great Proving Ground
- Come, Let Us Walk In The Light Of The Lord
- For Peace At Home
- To Please Our Heavenly Father
- These ... Were Our Examples
Developing Our Talents For Spirituality
Sister Carol B. Thomas gave this talk and shared:
"Did you know that spirituality is a talent? Elder Bruce R. McConkie of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles once said, “Above all talents …, chief among all endowments—stands the talent for spirituality”
By Way Of Invitations
Betty Jo N. Jepsen gave this talk and shared:
"The talents we have come from our Heavenly Father, an to honor Him, we can develop and expand them and then return them to Him. "
I Believe I Can, I Knew I Could
James E. Faust gave this talk and shared:
"We develop our talents first by thinking we can. "
Life - A Great Proving Ground
Franklin D. Richards gave this talk and shared:
"...we should also appreciate that talents are developed by use, and they will not grow and multiply unless they are used. "
Come, Let Us Walk In The Light Of The Lord
Mary Ellen Smoot gave this talk and shared:
"I fully believe that our talents are developed as we are called upon to serve. If we will faithfully accept the call, hidden talents will be discovered."
For Peace At Home
Richard G. Scott gave this talk and shared:
"So many individuals who have what they perceive to be meager talents humbly and generously use those talents to bless the lives of those around them."
To Please Our Heavenly Father
Gordon B. Hinckley gave this talk and shared:
"We must be willing to work wherever we are called to work and to develop our talents so that our work will be more effective..."
These ... Were Our Examples
Russell M. Nelson gave this talk and shared:
"each of us can also develop that precious talent of patience."
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