2002-04-20 | Salt Lake City | Elder John K. Carmack, managing director of the Church’s Perpetual Education Fund and an emeritus General Authority, said, “We help these faithful young people learn to dream, to have a broader vision of their potential. We help them build a strong career plan by capitalizing on their skills and experiences, and by selecting a good school to help them grow.”
While serving in the Colombia Cali Mission, Danny Solis Martell frequently pondered his future.
He would tell members and investigators of his plans to get an education and a good job. Then, to his companions, he would express his fears and hopelessness. He knew he might never have the money or opportunity for education. He wondered how he would support a family.
“My good companions would try to encourage me by saying that the Lord would help me somehow if I were just patient,” he said. “Still, it seemed hopeless.” ...
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