Standing for Something
|Standing for Something|
|Author||Gordon B. Hinckley|
Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes is a self-improvement book by Gordon B. Hinckley, the 15th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The foreword to the book was written by Emmy Award-winning journalist Mike Wallace, and it bears endorsements by William J. Bennett, Stephen R. Covey, and United States Senator Joseph Leiberman.
The book's ten virtues
Hinckley composed ten virtues:
- Virtue 1 - Love: The Lodestar of Life
- Virtue 2 - Where There Is Honesty, Other Virtues Will Follow
- Virtue 3 - Making a Case for Morality
- Virtue 4 - Our Fading Civility
- Virtue 5 - Learning: "With All Thy Getting, get Understanding"
- Virtue 6 - The Twin Virtues of Forgiveness and Mercy
- Virtue 7 - Thrift and Industry: Getting Our Houses in Order
- Virtue 8 - Gratitude: A Sign of Maturity
- Virtue 9 - Optimism in the Face of Cynicism
- Virtue 10 - Faith: Our Only Hope
- Kirk Johnson (3 February 2008). "Mormons Say Farewell to President". The New York Times. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
- Gae Lyn Henderson. "Passionate about Mormon Fiction, Drama, and Film? Discover the Association for Mormon Letters". Association for Mormon Letters. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
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