Forgive Yourself

Perhaps, just maybe, you are like me and get easily frustrated with yourself. I just want to do well and excel in all the areas. After all, perfection is what we’re striving to become, right?! But just maybe… I seem to forget that perfection isn’t meant for this life. I’ve learned that my spirit certainly […]

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The Power of Action

In family scripture study, we have been reading October’s general conference talks. We recently read Elder Jose L. Alonso’s talk, “Love One Another as He Has Loved Us.” It was a powerful talk, but what stood out the most to me was this paragraph: “In today’s world of so much suffering because of different circumstances, sending […]

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The Power of Your Thoughts

I have a question for you… Okay, maybe it’s more like a quiz. Do you think our EMOTIONS come first and THEN our thoughts? OR Do our THOUGHTS come first and THEN our emotions? I have spent a lot of time and done a lot of research trying to figure out if it was our […]

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Grinning in Gray Skies

Last week, I really struggled with being happy and finding joy. I could not sing “There is Sunshine in My Soul Today.” But on Sunday we were reading Elder Uchtdorf’s talk Bearers of Heavenly Light.  In it, he talks about night and day and the darkness and light—and this is where I started paying particular […]

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True Motivation

I love to use my Apple watch to track all of my energy output or exercise for the day. It’s a great motivator to meet daily moving goals or daily exercise goals. There are 3 different goals to hit each day, and when you achieve that goal, you “close the ring.” Well, one day last week, […]

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Greatest Key to Success: Trust God

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf said, “Faith means that we trust not only in God’s wisdom but that we trust also in His love. It means trusting that God loves us perfectly, that everything He does—every blessing He gives and every blessing He, for a time, withholds—is for our eternal happiness.” photo source All of my […]

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