President Thomas S. As of April 4—two days ago—we have 65, full-time missionaries serving, with over 20, more who have received their calls but who have not yet entered a missionary training center and over 6, more in the interview process with their bishops and stake presidents. It has been necessary for us to create 58 new missions to accommodate the increased numbers of missionaries. Always has it been; ever shall it be. This applies to all of us, whatever our age, and not alone to those who are preparing to serve as full-time missionaries, for to each of us comes the mandate to share the gospel of Christ. A loving Heavenly Father has plotted our course and provided an unfailing guide—even obedience. A knowledge of truth and the answers to our greatest questions come to us as we are obedient to the commandments of God. Beginning when we are very young, those responsible for our care set forth guidelines and rules to ensure our safety.
Monson Believe that remaining strong and accurate to the truths of the gospel is of utmost importance. I be a witness that it is! My dear adolescent sisters, the responsibility to address you is humbling. I pray for blissful help, that I may be made equal to such an opportunity. A mere 20 years ago you had not yet commenced your journey all the way through mortality. You were still in your heavenly home. There you were along with those who loved you and were concerned for your eternal well-being.
Women in Traditional China by Patricia Ebrey In China from very early times, men have been seen as the core of the family. When women enter the early historical record, it is often because they caused men problems. Some women schemed to build up their own sons when their companion had sons by several women. All the rage BCE, for instance, the daughter of one of the most powerful ministers in the state of Zheng academic from her husband that the head of state had ordered him to kill her father. The ruler of Zheng locate the blame on the husband designed for foolishly confiding in his wife. The women in their lives were able of loyalty, courage, and devotion, although also of intrigue, manipulation, and egocentricity. Confucius probably took for granted these sorts of attitudes toward women, coarse in his society. He hoped so as to through the practice of ritual all, male and female, high and at a low level, old and young, would learn en route for fulfill the duties of their roles. In later centuries this emphasis arrange the necessity of sons led a lot of to be disappointed at the beginning of a daughter.
Metrics details Abstract While researchers have elongate examined the dating and mate assortment patterns among young adults, the considerable majority have utilized Western samples. All the rage order to further our understanding of the changing nature of dating behaviors and attitudes, this study examines a sample of young Chinese adults after that focuses upon the gender differences in that. Using a foundation of social altercation theory, the analyses illustrate the differences between the dating attitudes and expectations of Chinese women and men. Apiece traditional expectations, both sexes place a low priority on sexual behaviors, but more progressive attitudes and behaviors are also evident. Women, in particular, act to be more focused on down-to-earth qualities in prospective partners. The affect of individualist values and the changing cultural norms pertaining to dating after that familial roles are discussed.