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General Resources


Excerpt from April 1989 Conference Address by Joseph B. Wirthlin

Principle of Work

Sharpen Your Axe

The Choice   (between what is easy and what is hard)

The Five Dollar Lawn

Work - as a preparation for a mission - Vaughn J. Featherstone

"Workaholics Miss What Really Matters" -  Deseret News


I'm Tired!



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Quotes    (LDS Daily Wool)

Quotes on Work with large printable PDF

General Conference Talks

“Prepare for Honorable Employment” -  Howard W. Hunter  -  Oct. 1975

"Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel"- Neal Maxwell - Apr. 1998

“The Blessings of Family Work Projects” - Nov. 1982 Ensign

“The Joy of Honest Labor,” L. Tom Perry - Oct. 1986

"The Principle of Work" - F. David Stanley - April 1993

"The Value of Work" - excellent Gen. Conf. address by J. Richard Clarke, April 1982

"Two Principles for Any Economy" - Dieter F. Uchtdorf - Oct. 2009

Additional Articles and Sources

A Social Compact for Wealth Preservation (Pass on Values and Education)

"Good Work" - Elder Stephen B. Oveson - Jan. 2007 New Era

"My Home as a Temple"  Is there something sacred in the everyday?  (Meridian magazine)

"The Blessing of Work" - H. David Burton - Dec. 2009 Ensign

BYU Speeches

"The Blessing of Work," David E. Sorensen - CES Fireside for Young Adults, Marc

Lessons in Church Manuals

"Work and Personal Responsibility" - Gospel Principles Manual, Chapter 27

"Work and Self-Reliance" - Youth lesson on

FHE Lessons, etc. for Children

"Hard Work" FHE lesson (

"The Ant and the Grasshopper" (Work while the sun shines)

"Work" - Stories / Activities / Media (

"Work" FHE Resource Book (

"Working Together" - FHE lesson