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  • SPOILER...Charity

    10/26/2016 8:45:03 AM, by JLAMING263

    Thomas S. Monson Charity is having patience with someone who has let us down. It is resisting the impulse to become offended easily. It is accepting weaknesses and shortcomings. It is accepting people as they truly are. It is looking beyond physical appearances to attributes that will not dim thro... Read more

  • SPOILER...Home

    10/25/2016 9:22:02 AM, by JLAMING263

    Weather a home with kids in it, or a home with just two, or even one... "One of the greatest blessings we can offer to the world is the power of a Christ-centered home where the gospel is taught, covenants are kept, and love abounds." —Richard G. Scott... Read more

  • SPOILER...True Conversion

    10/24/2016 9:23:09 AM, by JLAMING263

    "True conversion occurs as you continue to act upon the doctrines you know are true and keep the commandments, day after day, month after month." —Bonnie L. Oscarson... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family History

    10/21/2016 10:27:27 AM, by JLAMING263

    Tad R. Callister People become more real and relevant in our lives when we know their stories. Stories are a powerful means to convert a lifeless name to a living personality. They are an important part of finding in the family history process.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/20/2016 3:25:43 PM, by JLAMING263

    "When we have faith in Christ, we trust the Lord enough to follow His commandments—even when we do not completely understand the reasons for them." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    10/19/2016 8:34:55 AM, by JLAMING263

    Donald L. Hallstrom No matter what our circumstances are, it is essential that our preeminent identity is as a child of God.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Faith

    10/18/2016 8:50:01 AM, by JLAMING263

    "When we have faith in Christ, we trust the Lord enough to follow His commandments—even when we do not completely understand the reasons for them." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/17/2016 9:32:54 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Challenges help us become more like our Father in Heaven." —Richard G. Scott... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/16/2016 10:13:50 AM, by JLAMING263

    "In stories, as in life, adversity teaches us things we cannot learn otherwise. Adversity helps to develop a depth of character." —Dieter F. Uchtdorf... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/14/2016 9:00:30 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dallin H. Oaks Because of His Atonement, the Savior has the power to succor—to help—every mortal pain and affliction.... Read more

  • Doctor appointment today...

    10/14/2016 5:20:09 AM, by LANCE992

    I have been sick for 2 weeks now with a headache and a head cold that is not responding to medicine. I think it could be the change in the season. I love fall. But not when it's all that cold...I don't like the cold and I hate the winter months. I have started to go back to weight watchers for ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Happiness even in Adversity... Look for It

    10/13/2016 2:54:21 PM, by JLAMING263

    "LIfe is wonderful, even in the hard times, and there is happiness, joy, and peace at stops all along the way." —Howard W. Hunter... Read more

  • Still Going Strong

    10/13/2016 11:19:56 AM, by SYLVIAHERMAN

    Still at it -- walking every day. The weather's been MOST cooperative. Also added some upper body strength exercises. Haven't seen any weight loss in the last two weeks, but I'm not going to let that dishearten me. Pants are not as tight, so that's a sign something's working, in places that matt... Read more

  • SPOILER...Humility

    10/12/2016 9:06:45 AM, by JLAMING263

    Richard C. Edgley Many of us live or work in an environment where humility is often misunderstood and considered a weakness. Not many corporations or institutions include humility as a value statement or a desired characteristic of their management. Yet as we learn about the workings of God, the p... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/11/2016 9:43:11 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Remember that the Lord will shape the back to bear the burden placed upon it." —Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • SPOILER...Prayer

    10/10/2016 6:37:53 PM, by JLAMING263

    Richard G. Scott Prayer is a supernal gift of our Father in Heaven to every soul.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/8/2016 8:46:24 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Patience in affliction and suffering describes the life of Christ, the great exemplar. In moments of great suffering and pain which transpired in Gethsemane, He was able to express in fervent prayer, “O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/7/2016 9:30:40 AM, by JLAMING263

    "In our lives we experience trials, but if we are ambitious for Christ, we can focus on Him and feel joy even in the midst of them. Our Redeemer is the ultimate example. He understood His holy mission and was obedient to the will of God the Father. What a choice blessing it is to bring His wonderful... Read more

  • SPOILER...Righteousness

    10/6/2016 9:12:48 AM, by JLAMING263

    Richard G. Scott A consistent, righteous life produces an inner power and strength that can be permanently resistant to the eroding influence of sin and transgression.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/5/2016 8:48:57 AM, by JLAMING263

    "How, then, can we claim that joy? We can start by “looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith” [Hebrews 12:2] “in every thought” [D&C 6:36]. We can give thanks for Him in our prayers and by keeping covenants we’ve made with Him and our Heavenly Father. As our Savior becomes more and mo... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    10/4/2016 6:00:03 PM, by JLAMING263

    Henry B. Eyring You show your trust in Him when you listen with the intent to learn and repent and then you go and do whatever He asks.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/3/2016 9:31:03 AM, by JLAMING263

    "May our light so shine that we glorify our Heavenly Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, whose name is the only name under heaven whereby we might be saved. That we may ever walk in the footsteps of Jesus Christ is my humble prayer." —Thomas S. Monson,... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    10/2/2016 8:21:52 PM, by JLAMING263

    "One of the remarkable characteristics of young wild sunflowers, in addition to growing in soil that is not hospitable, is how the young flower bud follows the sun across the sky. In doing so, it receives life-sustaining energy before bursting forth in its glorious yellow color. Like the young sunfl... Read more

  • SPOILER...Adversity

    10/1/2016 9:56:59 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Remember that the Lord will shape the back to bear the burden placed upon it." —Thomas S. Monson... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    9/30/2016 5:43:55 PM, by JLAMING263

    "The winds and the waves shall obey thy will: Peace, be still, peace, be still."... Read more

  • SPOILER...Atonement

    9/29/2016 8:53:17 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Acknowledge and face your weaknesses, but don’t be immobilized by them, because some of them will be your companions until you depart this earth life. No matter what your current status, the very moment you voluntarily choose honest, joyful, daily repentance by striving to simply do and be your ver... Read more

  • From the top, one more time.

    9/28/2016 11:04:47 AM, by SYLVIAHERMAN

    Well, I have to give myself credit, I've lost this weight over and over again, and even at 68, I feel like I can do it again. I feel like I should ask myself why I can't keep it off, but fear that would drain my motivation before I begin. At least this time I've stopped gaining before adding back... Read more

  • SPOILER...Prayer

    9/28/2016 9:57:55 AM, by JLAMING263

    Larry R. Lawrence We need to ask the Lord for directions along the way. We have to ask some difficult questions, like 'What do I need to change?' 'How can I improve?' 'What weakness needs strengthening?'... Read more

  • SPOILER...Repent

    9/27/2016 3:38:30 PM, by JLAMING263

    Henry B. Eyring However difficult our circumstances, we can repent. ... Read more