Today I am grateful for those who have listening ears. Today I am grateful for a successful day at work. I got a lot done and still had the energy to do a few things when I got home. Today I am grateful for my missionary and that I got a letter from her. Today… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 72
I missed yesterday... long day. I am grateful I came home to a clean house. I am grateful Lilli, Ethan and Jeff came to help me clean off the stage after my last concert last night. I am grateful that I was able to fall asleep quickly. Today I am grateful for a successful day.… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 57 and 58
I am thankful for the time I served in Primary this go round... next week I'm off to Gospel Doctrine again. I am thankful for a sunny day. I am thankful for the time I got to spend reading, studying and pondering my scriptures today. I am grateful that to day I can go to… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 53
I love these thoughts! Today I will follow suit. I will trust in the Lord and strive to stay the course. I will not allow doubts to overcome my goals. I will anchor myself to true principles. Give this blog a read. This writer is amazing.
To doubt something is to feel uncertain about it, to lack conviction. The word is also closely associated with fear (Oxford Dictionary).
When new evidence calls an accepted fact into question, reasonable people will begin to doubt what they thought they knew before. This is wise, and is part of the process of learning and growing. However, sometimes, particularly when we are working to achieve a difficult goal, the roadblocks we face can cause us to question our course of action. We can forget the reasons for our original confidence. We can become fearful. As a result, we might give up halfway through the process, or simply make a halfhearted and inconsistent effort.
Success in any endeavor requires commitment, and it is impossible to commit when we are plagued by doubt.
The Book of Mormon tells the story of a massive war. Helaman, who was the leader of…
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Today I am grateful that I was able to solve my lighting issue at work relatively easily... even if it did take awhile to chase down all the troubleshooting possibilities. I am grateful that my coughing and sore lungs didn't stop me from going up and down the stairs I needed to in order to… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 42
I hear that gratitude is key to well-being. I hear that it helps with sleep, good heart health, etc. More reasons to keep going with this grateful exercise. Today I am thankful for the Book of Mormon. I am finishing up reading it. I took the prophets challenge to read it before years end. I… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 39
I have no idea why I didn't blog yesterday. I was busy doing stuff and the day got away from me. I started the day not able to find my keys. After awhile I found them and headed off to my daughter's house to help out for a couple of hours. Oh, I did fix… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 36 and Day 37
Yesterday, Christmas Day, I focused on family. I didn't want to distract myself with blogging. I really appreciated spending time with them and talking to family on the phone. Today I am thankful for others who are "there" for me. I am grateful for family... my parents and siblings. They are always there for each… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 34 and Day 35
This simple truth often keeps me going. I know how much I love my kids and I know how much I want them to be successful and happy. If I love them as much as I do, I know that god loves me that much and more. So when things are harder than I would… Continue reading I Am a Child of God
I think this is true. Today I had the opportunity to give... okay. It was only a listening ear and advice. I listened to the Spirit. I listened to my heart. I listened to the person who truly was searching for purpose and meaning. I am grateful for the Lord's inspiration in my life. I… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 26