I'm not sure I'm capable of writing a short post, but I'll give it a whirl!
Yesterday I promised a link to an inspiring talk, and after spending an hour researching possiblities, I kept coming back to Elder Richard G. Scott's last address at the October 2010 General Conference. You may have already devoured this one -- it's that good -- but in case you haven't: go to lds.org and type in The Tranforming Power of Faith and Character, and it will take you right to it.
Here's an excerpt from Elder Scott's feast of words:
"We become what we want to be by consistently being what we want to become each day. Righteous character is a precious manifestation of what you are becoming. Righteous character is more valuable than any material object you own, any knowledge you have gained through study, or any goals you have attained no matter how well lauded by mankind. In the next life, your righteous character will be evaluated to assess how well you used the privilege of mortality."
(The Transforming Power of Faith and Character, Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles)
Enjoy, and we'll catch up next week...