Faith Brings Happiness

I just read a touching post by Candace that inspired me to write a bit on the relationship faith has with happiness. Candace is currently faced with a trial that has the potential to rock her world. Correction; it has rocked her world. However, what I know of Candace...
Misery or Cheer

Misery or Cheer

“Daily, constantly, we choose by our desires, our thoughts, and our actions whether we want to be blessed or cursed, happy or miserable,” said President Ezra Taft Benson. What will you choose today? Sometimes, if you can believe it, I choose misery. Yes, I...
Got Talent?

Got Talent?

Many of us look upon others with envy. They seem to have everything we don’t. And I don’t just mean worldly possessions, that’ll be a topic for another day. Rather, I mean, the stuff they’ve got going on inside of themselves. We all know...

Do The Hard Things

Sometimes we have to do hard things. Perhaps we think we can’t do them, we shouldn’t do them, or we just plain won’t do them. When we shirk our responsibilities we feel guilt, frustration, unease. Surely, this is not the path to happiness. “The...

That You Might Have Joy

One day a few years ago I was returning home from the temple with a prayer in my heart. I was pleading with my Heavenly Father to release me from the pain I was suffering. My husband and I had some months before undergone a terrible tragedy and I was so deep in...
Slow Down

Slow Down

Every day when our alarms go off, we’re off like horses in a race. We try to beat our previous times by accomplishing even more today than we did yesterday. At the end of the day, we crash into our beds, exhausted from our efforts. And, more often than not, we beat...
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