Self-reliance is a hallmark of the LDS church, and financial self-reliance is at the heart of it all. The church went through some difficult financial times in its infancy, and it took decades for church leaders to finish paying off its debts. Since 1907, the church as an organization has been debt free.
So, how important is it for individual church members to be self-reliant? Very. It’s not easy, though. If you’re having trouble working toward self-reliance, whether it’s financially, spiritually, or emotionally, here are some quotes to give you a little motivation. [Read more…]