January is a time for resolutions. We resolve to be a better person or develop better habits. Most resolutions don’t make it past the first month. For some, they don’t make it past the first week. By February we settle back into our old habits and ways and don’t dust off the resolution until next January. That’s just silly. Every day begins a new year, January 13 to January 13 is still a year. In short, there is no better time to improve than today. Continue reading
by Elder Larry J. Echo Hawk
and Elder Lynn G. Robbins
Due to space and time, I am combining two talks in this post.
When I watched conference last April I thought one of the major themes was forgiveness. I was surprised when I received my Ensign and looked at the topic guide in the front of the issue and discovered it wasn’t as big of theme as I thought it was. In fact, only three talks were linked to the topic. Obviously, it was a personal message I needed to hear. Continue reading
by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland
This belonged to one of the major themes I picked up on the last conference. A conference watcher usually picks up on themes needed most in his or her life. This was no different. Continue reading
The other night I tossed and turned. I couldn’t sleep. You know how worries always weigh ten times more at night? It was that kind of night.
My grandma always said,
“I’ve got two feet on the ground,
“I can do anything anyone can do.”
She barely stood five feet
though she claimed five-two.
There’s an ebb and flow,
a give and take.
Sometimes your heart is full,
sometimes it breaks
and so you hold on.
By Elder Jeffrey R. Holland
This has been one of the most profound talks I’ve ever heard. So, to kick off this new category (Spiritual Sustenance) I could think of nothing better to start with. I hope you enjoy the talk and also the video done as a summary of his talk. Personally, I love both.