Gratitude in Any Circumstance

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Last week in our lesson at church, we discussed the General Conference talk "Gratitude in Any Circumstance" by Elder Uchtdorf. This was a favorite talk of mine from this past conference, and not just because I love President Uchtdorf, but because it just puts things into an eternal perspective and stands as a good reminder that life can be hard but we have so much still to be grateful for! Sooner or later, I believe that all of us experience times when the very fabric of our world tears at … [Read more...]

Free Printable Inspirational Quote

Sometimes God

Happy Sunday everyone! Today I want to share a printable I made of a great inspirational quote. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Having a Foundation of Faith {free printable}

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A sweet friend of ours and a member of our church's congregation had a sudden heart attack the day after Christmas and passed away in the arms of his sweetheart. At church today I talked with his widow and I was amazed and so touched by this woman's great faith. She is such an inspiration! As she spoke, her words were tender, but so powerful and it reminded me of a quote I read several months ago about having a foundation of faith in the talk "Mountains to Climb" by Henry B. Eyring. He … [Read more...]

Cupcake Liner Snowflakes for Sandy Hook Elementary

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The PTA leaders of all of the schools in Newtown, PA are requesting our help in supporting the families whose lives were turned upside down after last Friday's tragedy. If you're looking for a way to show sympathy and encouragement for this community, here is a project that is in need of support. It is a perfect activity for the entire family, or for any individual who'd like to help. Welcome Students to a Winter Wonderland! When school resumes for Sandy Hook, it will be in a new building. … [Read more...]

A tragic reminder to live in the moment

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Last Friday's tragedy in Connecticut has left many of us completely heartbroken. My prayers go out to the loved ones of the innocent victims that lost their lives far too soon. As the details of the tragic event were being announced to the world, I had an overwhelming urge to hug my kids a little tighter and enjoy every minute I have with them. You just never know when your life will change forever. One of my very favorite quotes about treasuring the small and simple things in life is this … [Read more...]