Duty and Routine

The following is an extract from my journal about how duty and routine can help us in the midst of our trials.

Monday, August 28, 2006 09:27 AM                                              Buffalo, NY


I am definitely not excited to be here.  But I read this quote nearly first thing when I boarded the flight this morning in Elder Maxwell’s biography, a quote from a letter to his son on his mission.

There’s mundaneness in proselyting, but duty and routine serve us well.  Sometimes duty simply carries one over the discouragement—we are past the low points almost before we notice them….

“A Disciple’s Life: The Biography of Neal A. Maxwell” by Bruce C. Hafen

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