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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Realize Your Full Potential

I thought I'd share a few excerpts from a talk given in the October 2003 General Conference entitled Realize Your Full Potential by Elder Richard G. Scott. The talk is mainly for the youth but the following quotes certainly apply to us all.

"With all my capacity I encourage you to discover who you really are. I invite you to look beyond the daily routine of life. I urge you to discern through the Spirit your divinely given capacities. I exhort you to prayerfully make worthy choices that will lead you to realize your full potential."

"When you push against the boundaries of experience into the twilight of the unknown, the Lord will strengthen you. The beauty of your eternal soul will begin to unfold."

"Realize your full potential. Be the leader and example the Lord expects you to be. ... God loves you. I testify that as you seek His help, He will guide you to fulfill your worthy dreams..."

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