Are you ready for 2015? Are you thinking about what lies ahead, maybe making some New Year’s resolutions? Here are a few LDS quotes about the future and goal setting to herald in the New Year!

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Richard G Scott Quote

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“Personally, I am enthusiastic about the future. You can be too. You are living in the most exciting period of time in history. Many reasons could be cited for that optimism. Yet your greatest source of hope and assurance is that you have the fulness of the teachings of the Master. They will show you how to live a good life. You can receive ordinances and covenants that when righteously lived assure true happiness and significant attainment.”

—Elder Richard G. Scott, The Power of Righteousness  


Elder M Russell Ballard Quotes

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“As we think about the future, we should be filled with faith and hope. Always remember that Jesus Christ—the Creator of the universe, the architect of our salvation, and the head of this Church—is in control. He will not permit His work to fail. He will be victorious over all darkness and evil.”
—Elder M. Russell BallardFace the Future with Faith and Hope 


Face the future Gordon B Hinckley

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“The time has now come to turn about and face the future. This is a season of a thousand opportunities. It is ours to grasp and move forward. What a wonderful time it is for each of us to do his or her small part in moving the work of the Lord on to its magnificent destiny.”
—President Gordon B. Hinckley,  Look to the Future


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