The abundant life "includes developing the capacity to face trouble with courage; disappointment with cheerfulness; and triumph with humility." In Quest of the Abundant Life - Ensign Mar. 1988
I think this is an under appreciated prayer. "May the gates of hell be shut continually before me, because that my heart is broken and my spirit is contrite! O Lord, wilt thou not shut the gates of thy righteousness before me, that I may walk in the path of the low valley, that I … Continue reading
Shared by my best friend. From “The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brene Brown "We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection. "Love is not something we give … Continue reading
"I know what real pleasure is, for I have done good work". Robert Louis Stevenson.
Why do we let ourselves be angry? Anger doesn't hurt the other person. Anger is the one emotion with energy attached to it. If instead of burning that energy by feeling angry, we take action of some kind, measured, thoughtful action, we have a better chance of fixing the underlying problem. "And why should I … Continue reading
When it's time to go to work, a man better go to work. He makes bad choices if he doesn't. "1 And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth to battle, that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed … Continue reading
"Warren Buffett... quoting his friend Pete Kiewit, Buffet said a good employee will have three attributes—integrity, intelligence, and energy—and of these three, integrity is the most important, because if an employee lacks integrity, the employer wants the employee to be dumb and lazy." Certification and Signaling: The Importance of Markets and What Makes Them Work … Continue reading
Nelson Mandela: "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion" he wrote in his autobiography. "People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for loves comes more naturally to the human heart than … Continue reading