David O. McKay revealed a fundamental key to motivation when he observed, “What you sincerely in your heart think of Christ will determine what you are, will largely determine what your acts will be.” And then Max Caldwell (my favorite BYU professor) went on to explain that in other words, what people do or don’t do in a situation will depend on the understanding they have of the reality and role of Christ and upon the degree of loyalty and love that they have for him. What a great motivating factor. I love this thought.
Personally, I don’t spend enough time in meditation. I think it is wise to take a moment and ponder what we have come to think of Christ. The answer is crucial. It will shape our very lives.
Piano Prelude No. 4: Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee
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