Sunday, December 7, 2008


Tonight I watched the First Presidency Christmas Devotional, as I'm sure many of you did. It was wonderful, of course. I loved the Christmas messages. What I remember most, at the moment, is that I felt a little tinge of guilt, as I was reminded that I should focus on the simple message of Christmas and not so much on the gift-giving/receiving. I was also reminded that I need to look for service I can give this holiday season. I'm glad for those reminders because it's easy for me to get caught up in good, yet less important things.

I also taught a lesson on prophets today in Gospel Principles, so it was nice to be able to hear the prophet speak this evening. It is such a blessing to know that there is a prophet on the earth today. I feel lost with what I should be doing with my life career-wise, amongst other things, but I do have a prophet to listen to and receive important guidance from, and I am grateful for that. I'm grateful to know that Pres. Thomas S. Monson is the living prophet today, and I'm happy that we can listen to him.

1 comment:

Christensen Family said...

The First Presidency Christmas Devotional was really nice. It's a good reminder what Christmas should be about. Hearing the presidency speak was comforting. It reminded me that we can find quiet peaceful moments in a loud and crazy world by focusing on our Savior and serving others.