Sister Lisa L. Harkness

Sister Lisa L. Harkness

First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency

Sister Lisa L. Harkness was born in Los Angeles, California to Ronald and LaRae Long. She is married to David S. Harkness. They have five children and four grandchildren. She served a full-time mission in the Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission where she taught in Spanish. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Secondary Teaching from Brigham Young University. Sister Harkness enjoys golf, hiking, and family history.

Spiritual Preparation

Please respond to the question below on the devotional discussion board:

The ability to choose for ourselves is a divine gift. How has your agency been a blessing in your life? Have you ever struggled to exercise your agency? When faced with a difficult choice how do you find the confidence to choose the right?