Thursday Thoughts

This week’s lesson was on our attitude in service.  Here are 2 of my favorite quotes that I discovered while researching my lesson (both are from President Kimball)

“In serving others, we “find” ourselves in terms of acknowledging divine guidance in our lives. Furthermore, the more we serve our fellowmen in appropriate ways, the more substance there is to our souls. We become more significant individuals as we serve others. We become more substantive as we serve others—indeed, it is easier to “find” ourselves because there is so much more of us to find!”

Full talk here President Kimball Speaks Out on Service March Ensign 1981

“Sometimes the solution is not to change our circumstance, but to change our attitude about that circumstance; difficulties are often opportunities for service. Someone has said that hell ‘is frozen in self-pity.’

If we are not careful, we can be injured by the frostbite of frustration; we can be frozen in place by the chill of unmet expectations. To avoid this we must—just as we would with arctic coldness—keep moving, keep serving, and keep reaching out, so that our own immobility does not become our chief danger.”

Full Article here Small Acts of Service-President Kimball, 1st Presidency Message December 1974


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