Hoo boy, I am running out of creativity when it comes to naming these posts, and quick

 

I am grateful for wonderful talks given by inspired leaders who teach me, among so many other things, to be full of gratitude and to not take my everyday comforts and blessings for granted.

A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.

One of the advantages of having lived a long time is that you can often remember when you had it worse. I am grateful to have lived long enough to have known some of the blessings of adversity. My memory goes back to the Great Depression, when we had certain values burned into our souls. One of these values was gratitude for that which we had because we had so little. The Great Depression in the United States in the early thirties was a terrible schoolmaster. We had to learn provident living in order to survive. Rather than create in us a spirit of envy or anger for what we did not have, it developed in many a spirit of gratitude for the meager, simple things with which we were blessed, like hot, homemade bread and oatmeal cereal and many other things.”-James E Faust

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2 thoughts on “Hoo boy, I am running out of creativity when it comes to naming these posts, and quick

  1. I love love this. Especially the homemade bread and oatmeal cereal. At least the oatmeal is a staple around here haha maybe not the “homemade” bread.

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