Elder Jeffrey R. Holland
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To the young women of the church: cherish who you are as a daughter of God.
"Moral and physical danger exists almost everywhere around you, and temptations of a dozen kinds present themselves daily, yet most of you strive to do what is right.
"First of all, I want you to be proud you are a woman. I want you to feel the reality of what that means, to know who you truly are. You are literally a 'spirit daughter of heavenly parents (with) a divine nature and (an eternal) destiny.' That surpassing truth should be fixed deep in your soul and be fundamental to every decision you make as you grow into mature womanhood. There could never be a greater authentication of your dignity, your worth, your privileges and your promise."
To fully claim the Lord's blessings, stay true to the standards of the church. Follow standards as outlined in the "For the Strength of Youth" pamphlet. Women and girls should be modest in what they wear.
"Young women, choose your clothing in the way you would choose your friends in both cases choose that which improves you, that which would not embarrass you, and above all, that which would make you feel confident standing in the presence of God."
Women of all ages can be more accepting of themselves, "including your body shape and style."
"And in the kingdom of God, the real you is more precious that rubies every young woman is a child of destiny, and every adult woman is a powerful force for good."