If you know how to push my buttons don’t push them and then call me cranky. I don’t want to be cranky, I want to be happy.
by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf
This was President Uchtdorf’s talk during the Priesthood session but the first half felt like it was directed toward me. To be honest, I have been in a shadow for some time now and I have been wondering how long to keep doing the things I have been doing. I have been waiting for my earth to rotate into the path of the sun again. But it seems like a long time coming. Continue reading
I once read a book that had no tense conflict in it. Every page I turned I was waiting for the ball to drop and when it didn’t I thought it was a rather boring book. That’s when I realized conflict is a necessary component in any story. There needs to be tension for the characters to get through. But what kind of conflict makes for good reading? Continue reading
He carried 3 red roses
in a wide brimmed glass
filled to the brim with love
and a whole lot of class. Continue reading
I can feel exhausted all day long and through the evening. Too tired to accomplish much of anything. But as soon as my head hits the pillow I suddenly get this burst of energy.
Not cool, man, not cool.
by Elder Richard J. Maynes and Elder Stanley G. Ellis
Another combination but really this one is pretty seamless. It really is almost one talk in two parts (and two speakers). It’s hard to believe it wasn’t planned. Continue reading
Have you seen The Greatest Showman yet? I recommend you do if you haven’t yet. I have seen it twice while still in the theater. Do you know how long it has been since I’ve gone to see a movie more than once while still in the theater? Trust me, I’m too cheap to go more than once to just any old movie. If that doesn’t help sell you on the movie then let me keep going but I will reveal major plot points along the way so if you don’t want to know then stop right here and buy a movie ticket. You can read the rest when you get back. Continue reading
I wonder how long it took
for you to craftily
pen your words. Continue reading
Is there a point in everyone’s life when this realization sinks in? Or just mine? In the words of Stephanie Tanner, “How rude!”
by Elder David F. Evans and Elder Adilson de Paula Parrella
Two separate talks but one message that ties them together.