Be A Friend Instead of a Busybody

Be A Friend Instead of a Busybody

Never worry about what I’m doing. Only worry about why you’re worried about what I’m doing. — Unknown Have you had experience with busybodies? I’m going to go out on a limb here and say you probably have, because they seem to be everywhere. They were...
You Are Important

You Are Important

You are here to enable the divine purpose of the universe to unfold. That is how important you are! — Eckhart Tolle In other words, you are a child of God. You are so important that Heavenly Father sacrificed His own Son to bring you back to Him. You are important...
Valleys of Discouragement

Valleys of Discouragement

The valleys of discouragement make more beautiful the peaks of achievement. — President Gordon B. Hinckley, Stand A Little Taller, Eagle Gate (2001) My dad used to say, “You have to have the bad days in order to appreciate the good ones.” Life is pretty good for me...
Neither a Borrower Or Lender Be

Neither a Borrower Or Lender Be

Neither a borrower nor a lender be, For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. — Shakespeare, Hamlet Act 1, Scene 3 My Dad put it another way, “Don’t borrow anything you can’t afford to replace.” I was looking at my kitchen...
Conquer Your Fear

Conquer Your Fear

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. — Nelson Mandela I don’t deal well with life changes. I find them stressful on several levels. I have learned...
Striving for Perfection

Striving for Perfection

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. — Antoine de Saint Exupery The quote above is something that I personally need to remember. Of the many things I need to “take away,” the biggest thing I need...
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