Posts tagged gratitude
Light the World: Healing Others | Lizzy Jensen

There are certainly times for healing. But it seems like more often in this life—whether for our education, the education of others, or just because this is mortality—we have to work through hard things. Certainly the Savior came to earth, and eventually died, to heal us. But didn’t He also come to teach us how to show compassion and care for others in their suffering as well?

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Light the World: How Family History Honors Your Parents | Rhonna Farrer

I'm so grateful for family ties that truly bind. I feel connected to them and I FEEL their strength. It’s real. I believe THIS is one of the reasons our Savior asked us to honor our parents, grand parents and great grandparents—because He knew the connection, love and strength we can feel from them and how it can bless our lives.

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Flooded With Gratitude: 4 Lessons I Learned By Losing Everything

It was the summer of 2010 when I was awoken at 3 am by a loud crash and the sound of my little sister screaming. I ran downstairs and saw three feet of muddy, murky water in my family room with more rushing in by the second. I calmed my sister down and we quickly saved what we could. Her journal, scriptures, and a few pictures. Everything else was ruined.

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Embracing Grace in Motherhood: Ruth Simons

Motherhood is a marathon, not a sprint. Dirt and dust, accidents, crying, messy diapers, and dishes will not cease at the end of the day. We so often act like we can overcome these inconveniences of daily living in one fell swoop...like it is somehow possible to so accurately manage the unpleasantries of working in the home that we might never have to tackle those things again.

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Embracing Grace in Motherhood: Ashley Nicholes

I pleaded for strength and hope. Could I really do this motherhood thing as I had so convinced myself when I was pregnant? Did this whole screaming child, dirty house, sleepless nights thing have to be my life as a mom? I prayed for what felt like hours. I asked Heavenly Father for inspiration. I begged Him to show me a way to grow in this new calling.

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Embracing Grace in Motherhood: Jessica Poe

Those very tasks on our ‘To Do’ lists, those very ordinary moments in our mothering, are designed to point to Him. Yes, our tasks and chores are personalized and intentional—not to haunt but to point heavenward. The errands and efforts that fill our days contain spiritual lessons and heaven-sent love notes that help us discover Christ.

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