Six Days Shalt Thou Labour


“There is no substitute under the heavens for productive labor. It is the process by which dreams become realities. It is the process by which idle visions become dynamic achievements.”

Gordon B. Hinckley, “I Believe,” Ensign, Aug. 1992, 4

Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman? II(click to view larger)

Above: Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman? II, by Louise Parker

The Pavers(click to view larger)

Left: The Pavers, by Mahonri M. Young, 1877-1957 Brigham Young University Museum of Art

A Late Feeding(click to view larger)

Left: A Late Feeding, by Robert Duncan

Gardening in the Rain(click to view larger)

Above: Gardening in the Rain, by Brian Kershisnik

To Work(click to view larger)

Above: To Work, by Julie Rogers

Melon Patch(click to view larger)

Below: Melon Patch, by Gary Smith

The Calf(click to view larger)

Above: The Calf, by Edwin Evans, Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Apple Pie(click to view larger)

Above: Apple Pie, by Walter Rane

Eve’s Daughter(click to view larger)

Above: Eve’s Daughter, by Lee Udall Bennion

A Day of Work(click to view larger)

Above: A Day of Work, by Greg Newbold

Sweat of the Brow(click to view larger)

Above: Sweat of the Brow, by Gary Smith

The Face of New England(click to view larger)

Above: The Face of New England, by Robert Duncan

Spring Plowing(click to view larger)

Below: Spring Plowing, by Greg Newbold

“Self-reliance is a product of out work and undergirds all other welfare practices. It is an essential element in our spiritual as well as our temporal well-being.”

Thomas S. Monson, “Guiding Principles of Personal and Family Welfare,” Ensign, Sept. 1986, 3