The other day I saw a quote by Richard G Scott that read, “(Jesus Christ) gave His life so that you can change your life.” I read this at the most perfect time in my current life, so I immediately saved it into my phone to keep as a reminder.
We can all make a pretty good list of our bad habits. For the most part, we can easily rid ourselves of those bad habits and not have it be a part of our lives if we choose to. But what about those habits that seem to be more difficult to overcome? For example- Talking poorly about yourself? I know that’s got to be on everyone’s list in one version or another.
This past week, I’ve felt the urge and need to recharge in my goals, in my life and in who I am due to living my life on autopilot.
The other night I was looking for a movie to watch before bed with the intention of eventually falling asleep to it. I picked the movie, “The Pursuit Of Happyness.” One AM came rolling around and the thoughts of falling asleep turned into the determination to finish the movie- with not a single concern that I had to be up 4 hours later. When the movie finally ended, I laid there thinking about one of the last scenes. It was a and truly moving scene with our main character, Chris Gardner, walking through a busy crowd of people. His eyes are welled up with tears and you can see on his face that it is a moment of real happiness. He is feeling relief, joy, and victory after getting the amazing news that he had gotten the job he worked so hard for.
General Conference is one of my favorite times. We could all agree that besides the big breakfast and the in between naps during General Conference, one of the other favorite things we enjoy are the words of wisdom that are shared. They become the simple reminders to help us through life. I think the words shared by Thomas S. Monson became my favorite reminder from this past conference,
There’s a song titled “Time” by Chantal Kreviazuk that is one of my favorites. It’s so well written and really speaks about the importance of time. I love the message and I suggest you all to give it a listen when you can.