Discipline

Self Mastery

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“We each grow in ability as well as understanding. We bless our children and youth as we exemplify, teach, and encourage them through this process because self-mastery is not only the root of self- respect, it is essential in inviting the Spirit to teach, confirm, and testify.”

Margaret S. Lifferth, First Counselor, Primary General Presidency
Respect and Reverence,” April 2009 General Conference

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“Sometimes discipline, which means ‘to teach,’ is confused with criticism. Children—as well as people of all ages—improve behavior from love and encouragement more than from fault-finding.”

Susan W. Tanner, Young Women General President
Did I Tell You…?” April 2003 General Conference

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