Every year I struggle to stay fully present through the Thanksgiving season. It’s so easy to get swept up into Halloween and Christmas, but I love the joys of gratitude and abundance that come from a fully realized Thanksgiving. This year I put together a few dozen scriptures and quotes to help me focus on [Read More…]
With Thanksgiving later this week, today’s Family Home Evening is a great opportunity to talk about being thankful. Because I don’t think gratitude is a topic that can be talked about too much. I mean, who has ever said, “Man, that person is way too grateful for what they have”? I know it’s never been [Read More…]
Being grateful can be hard when you want more in life. A lot of people in the world are struggling these days because of the economy, financial hardship, and personal loss. Sometimes it seems that these things completely overshadow all the good things we have in life, so it’s good to remind your [Read More…]
All around us is beauty if we only have eyes to see it. God created this amazing world for us to be uplifted and inspired by. So we created a Pinterest board that is a little oasis of calm you can retreat to whenever you want to be reminded of God’s love for you, as [Read More…]
Every now and then, don’t you just wish you had an extra day of the week? Maybe between Tuesday and Wednesday—a day no one knows about where you can tackle reorganizing the basement, get some genealogy done without interruption, or visit a distant relative. But Tuesday is over and here comes Wednesday, normal as usual, [Read More…]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Friday, 30 December, 2011 Grateful for the Glass by Cami Checketts I had been looking down, dealing with the drudgery of sick kids, dirty house, and an intense desire for chocolate (that I was unwisely trying to repress). I realized, for the hundredth time, that focusing on the Savior and turning to [Read More…]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Wednesday, 23 November, 2011 Gratitude Unlocks the Fullness of Life by Linda Garner What will I let go of this autumn? Some of my baggage is old and familiar. Shall I be done with it at last? Is it time to move on? Can I let it go, [Read More…]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Friday, 18 November, 2011 Gratitude for the Shepherd of the Flock by Cindy Beck We try to remember to show gratitude to parents, friends, and colleagues. However, as Latter-day Saints do we remember to thank our ward leaders—particularly our bishop? We welcome your comments.