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  • SPOILER... "Ponder the Path of Thy Feet"

    9/26/2016 9:08:30 AM, by JLAMING263

    "As we strive to place Christ at the center of our lives by learning His words, by following His teachings, and by walking in His path, He has promised to share with us the eternal life that He died to gain. There is no higher end than this, that we should choose to accept His discipline and become ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    9/25/2016 4:51:01 PM, by JLAMING263

    L. Tom Perry Let your family be filled with love as you honor the Sabbath all day long and experience its spiritual blessings throughout the week.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Daughters of God

    9/24/2016 7:30:31 PM, by JLAMING263

    "As daughters of God we are each unique and different in our circumstances and experiences. And yet our part matters—because we matter." —Elaine S. Dalton... Read more

  • changes

    9/23/2016 10:41:59 AM, by GLENDAK72

    So yesterday I decided to go back to my point system to track my food with instead of calories. I feel it is a change I needed to make for myself as I lost weight better with the point system because I was able to stay on track better, however I will still be active on my sparkpeople because I love ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Example

    9/23/2016 9:33:57 AM, by JLAMING263

    Thomas S. Monson As we follow the example of the Savior, ours will be the opportunity to be a light in the lives of others.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Repent

    9/22/2016 11:30:29 AM, by JLAMING263

    Neil L. Andersen The invitation to repent is rarely a voice of chastisement but rather a loving appeal to turn around and to 're-turn' toward God.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Spiritual Nourishment

    9/21/2016 8:59:52 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Immersion in the scriptures is essential for spiritual nourishment. The word of God inspires commitment and acts as a healing balm for hurt feelings, anger, or disillusionment. When our commitment is diminished for any reason, part of the solution is repentance. Commitment and repentance are closel... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    9/20/2016 9:34:40 AM, by JLAMING263

    Marvin J. Ashton As long as we exercise love, patience, and understanding, even when no progress is apparent, we are not failing. We must keep trying.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Joy

    9/19/2016 12:25:06 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf We were created with the express purpose and potential of experiencing a fulness of joy. Our birthright—and the purpose of our great voyage on this earth—is to seek and experience eternal happiness.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Patience

    9/18/2016 6:59:05 PM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Patience is a purifying process that refines understanding, deepens happiness, focuses action, and offers hope for peace. ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    9/17/2016 10:17:59 AM, by JLAMING263

    M. Russell Ballard A family council, when conducted with love and with Christlike attributes, will counter the impact of modern technology that often distracts us from spending quality time with each other and also tends to bring evil right into our homes.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    9/16/2016 3:04:10 PM, by JLAMING263

    Jeffrey R. Holland Be strong. Live the gospel faithfully even if others around you don’t live it at all. ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Advercity and Family

    9/15/2016 10:48:56 AM, by JLAMING263

    "To children whose family situation is troubled, we say, you yourself are no less for that. Challenges are at times an indication of the Lord’s trust in you. He can help you, directly and through others, to deal with what you face. You can become the generation, perhaps the first in your family, whe... Read more

  • SPOILER...Eternal Destiny

    9/14/2016 9:25:36 AM, by JLAMING263

    Russell M. Nelson Day after day, on your path toward your eternal destiny, increase your faith. Proclaim your faith! Let your faith show!... Read more

  • losing myself

    9/13/2016 5:16:42 PM, by GLENDAK72

    here I am again just 2 weeks into my weightloss and what do you think I did...yep I have went over on my calories everyday this past week...however I refuse to give up!!! I will track and move on I will not beat myself up and I will not stop trying!!! I have made a call to the leader of an OA group... Read more

  • SPOILER...Jesus Christ

    9/13/2016 10:40:45 AM, by JLAMING263

    Boyd K. Packer A testimony of the hope of redemption is something which cannot be measured or counted. Jesus Christ is the source of that hope. ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Affliction

    9/12/2016 10:08:19 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...Faith

    9/11/2016 4:43:27 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Obedience builds faith in Christ. Faith is a principle of action and power. Consistently following the Savior’s example produces spiritual power and capacity. Without the strengthening and enabling power of the Atonement, it’s impossible to stay on the path and endure." —Kevin W. Pearson... Read more

  • SPOILER-Discipleship

    9/10/2016 10:25:38 AM, by JLAMING263

    "I bear my witness that the Lord has asked each of us, His disciples, to help bear one another’s burdens. We have promised to do it. I bear my testimony that the Lord, through His Atonement and Resurrection, has broken the power of death. I give my witness that the living Christ sends the Holy Ghost... Read more

  • SPOILER...Try

    9/9/2016 10:31:57 AM, by JLAMING263

    "I believe that we can accomplish any object that we make up our minds to, and no boy or girl ought to sit down and say, because they cannot do as well as somebody else, that they will not do anything." —Heber J. Grant... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    9/8/2016 6:51:02 PM, by JLAMING263

    L. Tom Perry It is the gospel of Jesus Christ that provides the foundation upon which we can find lasting peace and build eternal family units.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    9/7/2016 10:32:56 AM, by JLAMING263

    Neil L. Andersen I testify of the great blessing of children and of the happiness they will bring us in this life and in the eternities.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    9/6/2016 10:47:34 AM, by JLAMING263

    "The Lord loves every person who might hear His message, and He knows the hearts and circumstances of each one. He knows what correction, what encouragement, and what gospel truth will best help each person to choose his or her way along the path to eternal life." —Henry B. Eyring... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    9/5/2016 10:13:08 AM, by JLAMING263

    Thomas S. Monson Let us—all of us—have the courage to defy the consensus, the courage to stand for principle.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    9/4/2016 6:07:32 PM, by JLAMING263

    "I believe that we can accomplish any object that we make up our minds to, and no boy or girl ought to sit down and say, because they cannot do as well as somebody else, that they will not do anything." —Heber J. Grant... Read more

  • SPOILER...Purposes of this life

    9/3/2016 10:18:37 AM, by JLAMING263

    Franklin D. Richards We believe that one of the important purposes of this life is to be proved, tried, and tested.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Happiness

    9/2/2016 8:35:36 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Happiness does not depend on what happens outside of you but on what happens inside of you. It is measured by the spirit with which you meet the problems of life." —Harold B. Lee... Read more

  • Started on the DASH Diet per Doctor's instructions

    9/1/2016 12:39:22 PM, by TRYINGMYBEST2

    I'm using Spark People to keep track of what I eat because they have a great site with lots of encouragement. It is close to the Healthy Heart Diet on this site. I am sure I will be able to adapt to it easily after these first two weeks. I started on Monday and as of today Thursday, I have lost 4 ... Read more

  • SPOILER...The refiner’s fire

    9/1/2016 10:16:18 AM, by JLAMING263

    The refiner’s fire is not a comfortable place to be. It involves intense heat and repeated hammering. But it is in the refiner’s fire that we are purified and prepared to meet God.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Charity and Compassion

    8/31/2016 10:03:08 AM, by JLAMING263

    Marion G. Romney Only by voluntarily giving, out of an abundant love for his neighbor, can one develop that charity characterized as the “pure love of Christ.”... Read more

  • Holidays

    8/31/2016 8:48:27 AM, by GLENDAK72

    This year has flown by, it seems like we just started 2016 but we are coming up on the holidays again. This has me nervous and I am now frantically searching SP recipes to find more healthy and low calorie alternatives to all my favorite holiday foods I will not let Thanksgiving and Christmas dinne... Read more

  • SPOILER...Forgiveness

    8/30/2016 11:18:58 AM, by JLAMING263

    Kevin R. Duncan Forgiveness is a glorious, healing principle. We do not need to be a victim twice. We can forgive.... Read more

  • tracking

    8/29/2016 10:57:19 AM, by GLENDAK72

    well I weighed in 2 days ago at 366.5 and my last WI was 8/17 at 373 as I looked back over my journey I thought what have I been doing this time that has helped me lose then I have been doing. I figured it out... I have tracked everything!!!! I do mean everything if I just take a drink or a bite I f... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    8/29/2016 10:37:36 AM, by JLAMING263

    "You should express regularly to your wife and children your reverence and respect for her. Indeed, one of the greatest things a father can do for his children is to love their mother." —Howard W. Hunter... Read more

  • New Path (Old path new resolve)

    8/28/2016 10:15:08 AM, by JUNETTA2002

    Here are the goals for this week: 1. Tracking all of my food, and drink at least 8 glasses of water a day 2. Work in more fitness – Do my WII Fit everyday 3. Track calories burned every day 4. Walk every day 5. Sign in to Sparkpeople everyday. 194 311 387 252 249... Read more