“Look to God and Live”
What does it mean to “Look to God and Live”? It sounds nice, but how do we apply it to our lives? This lesson explores this principle through the lenses of Positive Psychology, time management, and balancing individual and institutional revelation.
One Time Donation:
Class Member Reading: Numbers 11; 12; 13; 14; 21:1-9; Alma 37:46-47; Helaman 8:13-15
Additional Reading: John 3:14-16; 1 Nephi 17:41; Alma 33:18-22
Other Reading: Look through the rest of Numbers.
Jennifer and Jacob join the class.
You can access the Annotated Reading here (or PDF)
You can access the Lesson Notes here (or PDF)
0:00 Updates and Announcements
4:44 Assigned Reading
16:35 How do we look to God and live?
19:29 Positive Psychology
25:20 Healing from Abuse
26:32 Focusing on What is Important
29:55 Balancing Personal and Institutional Revelation
Discussion Part 1
33:10 How do we live while looking to God?
37:24 Personal Experiences: Guided Through Trials
1:00:10 Institution-Personal Tension
1:18:28 Concluding Thoughts
President Monson, In Search of Treasure (about living in the moment)
President Uchtdorf, Grateful in Any Circumstances
Elder Scott, To Heal the Shattering Consequences of Abuse
Elder Oaks, Good, Better, Best
Elder Holland, Look to God and Live
Martin Seligman, Positive Psychology
TED talk on the psychology of time
TED talk about happiness in the moment
TED talks about happiness in general
Thanks to James Estrada for postproduction, and as always to Steven Nelson for the beautiful bumper music.
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