It's one of those days... Well, one of those months really. As you may have noticed by my long absence. Sorry to say, that probably won't change any time soon. Life right now is pretty much spinning out of control. I've been feeling it today especially. Here are three little things that have helped me get through my day.
Amazing huh? I used to practice my tap dances with my hands, but this was incredible.
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Next up... the classic psychology experiment. Way too great to pass up.
Oh, The Temptation from Steve V on Vimeo.
Oh yes, today I needed those simple pleasures and a few laughs.
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Last up... a good application of that last video.
Read the full talk here.
It's so funny that I laughed at the intense struggle those kids were having, but in my own ways, I'm going through the exact same things. Life is hard. Right now, I feel like I have more than I can handle sometimes. There's a juicy marshmallow (or, let's say, slice of cheesecake, because I don't particularly like marshmallows) sitting before me saying, take me. Just quit everything you are trying so hard to achieve and take what you want now.
It's true, sometimes I need to take a break and have some fun. I need to live in the moment sometimes. But lately, I have been so tempted to opt out of all of the hard work that many of my obligations require. I've wanted to find an easy, more instant way to happiness. But let me tell you, it doesn't happen that way. Life is hard. But sometimes, we just need to breathe, and remember that we can do it.
We have a Father in Heaven who loves us and will never give up on us. Not just a shapeless God out in the universe somewhere, but a Father. He's your Father. My Father. And if He is our Father, what is ever stopping us from accomplishing anything we could ever dream of? Sometimes, I have to remind myself. I've been given a body, a wonderful family, and countless other blessings. But if I continue with patience and faith, my blessings will not only be doubled, but multiplied more than I can possibly imagine.
Sigh... Thank goodness it's General Conference this weekend. (TGIGC?) I can always use more wisdom like that in my life. It keeps me going. Have a great weekend everyone!