Optimism is not an inborn trait bestowed on a lucky few. It’s a skill that can be learned. Learning it will help you be happier.
Life is full of hardship. That’s the way it was designed, so we could grow and learn. But you can take comfort knowing that there are others in the LDS faith who have gone through some of the same kinds of struggles as you or those you love have. We’re all children of a loving Heavenly [Read More...]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 9 January, 2012 Choosing Christ for Recovery by Roger Stark An addict’s mantra is, “I want what I want when I want it,” and his or her emotion-based decision-making process is driven by it. Once an addict finds himself or herself in full-blown addiction, they get lost in themselves and their [Read More...]
yourLDSneighborhood.com news for 14 November, 2011 Finding A Safe Harbor from Addiction by Roger Stark Addicts cannot live their lives standing at the precipice of acting out, where compulsion has its greatest power and strength, and expect sobriety to survive. If they put themselves in dangerous places, addicts will be pulled again into the abyss. [Read More...]
From the website Depressed (but not unhappy) Mormon Mommy, Laura shares her insights on how changing the way you look at something can make all of the difference. Lemons, and depression, on their own are not inherently wonderful–but they certainly offer a lot of possibilities when you combine them with other good things. (more)… [Read More...]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 7 November, 2011 Suffer None of These Things to Enter Your Heart by Anonymous Every day, after I’ve spent hours of caring for my children, helping with homework, reading, bathing, cooking, and feeling totally exhausted, my husband pitches in to help me put the kids to bed and clean up the [Read More...]
From Lisa Rumsey Harris, who teaches honors writing part-time at BYU, comes this personal essay about the redeeming power of her husband’s love. My husband formally asked my father for permission to marry me while they were sitting in the cab of 1979 Brown Ford Explorer. Basically, in that truck, my father took out all of [Read More...]
Welcome to the Neighborhood News We’d like to share this note from the Mormon Messages page: The Book of Mormon: What the Broadway Musical Misses You may have heard about the Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon.
Welcome to the Neighborhood News Have you ever had a dream that felt very real? Granted that in the dreaming state, they all do. But there are times when dreams take a different aspect and you can almost taste and feel what you see.
Welcome to the Neighborhood News Wherefore, my beloved brethren, reconcile yourselves to the will of God, and not to the will of the devil and the flesh; and remember, after ye are reconciled unto God, that it is only in and through the grace of God that ye are saved. 2 Nephi 10:24 http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/