Elaine S. Dalton hopes she soon has young women approaching her with two thumbs up. That signifies they are "One-hundred Percent" — one hundred percent in daily prayer, scripture study and, what she says may be the most challenging, smiling.The Young Women general president issued this challenge to young women throughout The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently and reiterated the goal of 100 percent to former general Young Women auxiliary leaders during a luncheon Nov. 6 in the Relief Society Building in downtown Salt Lake City."Can you imagine the implications that this has, if a young woman is 100 percent for 10 years, for 15 years?" asked Sister Dalton, who was sustained as general president of the organization during last April's general conference.Addressing the former auxiliary leaders, including several former Young Women general presidents, during the annual "Forever Young" banquet, Sister Dalton said the Young Women general presidency issued the challenge of morning and nightly prayer, at least five minutes a day studying the Book of Mormon, and smiling during a "Brand New Year" celebration the previous evening at the Conference Center during which 21,000 youths attended."This is a grand beginning from what all of you have done in the past, and these youth have a great and a marvelous work to do," Sister Dalton said.Read the full story at www.ldschurchnews.com
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