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“Sound Mind,” New Era, July 1981, 14

Sound Mind

We young women are all about the same, I guess. I’ve been afraid in challenging situations, too. And I’ve yearned for the gifts of the Holy Ghost and wondered if anybody loved me. But there are answers to these questions and comfort to all of us who are so blessed to be young women in this Church today.

In the book of 2 Timothy, chapter 1, verse 7 [2 Tim. 1:7], are these words: “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” This scripture is our new theme in Young Women this year. It is beautiful and just what we need to help us when we are frightened or feel helpless, unloved, or confused.

Listen, I’ll say it another way. Listen …

(Presentation of the song “What God Hath Given.” See page 18.)