My Sunday School lesson today on Matthew 5 of the New Testament explains the reason for the constant, regular practices required for both the choir and dance for the forthcoming Jubilee Celebration of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
“Mediocrity: it saves time and money and no one will notice until it is too late.”
"There is no place for mediocrity here. The Sermon on the Mount demands our best efforts in discipleship. “Good enough” will likely never be good enough. Our commission is to serve God with our hearts, minds, might, and strength" (Ted L.Gibbon - February 25, 2011 LDS LIVING NEW TESTAMENT LESSONS.
"But here we lay the foundation.Here is where we are taught these simple truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ,in this probationary state,to prepare us for that perfection. It is our duty to be better today than we were yesterday,and better tomorrow than we are today... If we are keeping the commandments of the Lord, we are on the road to perfection" (Bruce R. Mc Conkie, Doctrines of Salvation)