“I wish I could find the time to do…” Feel free to fill in the blank here.
Guess what? Here’s a little secret I have learned: no one finds time. Mainly because time doesn’t hide. It sits wide open for everyone to see. Twenty-four hours a day. That is what is on the table. You can do with it as you please. If you wait to find time though, it will slip through your fingers.
You probably are acquainted with the saying, “Can’t see the forest for the trees.” Perhaps you have had experiences that have taught you the meaning of this phrase. I have had my fair share of fleshing this phrase out. One, in particular, I will share with you now while it is fresh in my mind.
Two talks that counsel us to do a little check on our why. Is our focus for any church activity (including studying conference talks) centered on Christ? If not, then there is a way for us to improve our focus. Come, Follow Me is designed to help us build our foundation on Christ and His teachings.
I have high hopes for the day.
I will be focused and I’ll get things done.
Nothing will be left to-do.
Not an iota not a single one. Continue reading
My attention span
shrunk so small
I have trouble
focusing at all. Continue reading
Tongue in cheek here. If it were that simple it would be done. Perhaps the trouble comes from deciding what should go on the list? Continue reading
by Elder Yoon Hwan Choi
If we are looking down, what do we see? The ground? Our feet? A limited view.
When we lift our eyes and look up, what do we see? Continue reading
I read Matthew 26:40 during my morning study: And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?
It’s easy to do while reading but I refrained from judging Peter and the others. Instead I thought of what I would have done in that instance. There have been times when I wanted or needed to stay awake and physically couldn’t. The phrase “could ye not watch with me one hour” stayed with me as I dressed for the day and if I would have been able to watch one hour with the Savior that night. Continue reading
by Elder Kazuhiko Yamashita
Below is the link to the General Conference talk by Elder Yamashita. Between the link and here I share a few of my personal thoughts on the subject.
Ambitious: having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed (Google definition)