Sunday, October 11, 2009

Bread of Life...Tiny fingerprints

This Sunday my Bread of Life message is brief. I hope you will understand...

"If you are still in the process of raising children, be aware that the tiny fingerprints that show up on almost every newly cleaned surface, the toys scattered about the house, the piles and piles of laundry to be tackled will disappear all too soon and that you will—to your surprise—miss them profoundly.
Stresses in our lives come regardless of our circumstances. We must deal with them the best we can. But we should not let them get in the way of what is most important—and what is most important almost always involves the people around us. Often we assume that they must know how much we love them. But we should never assume; we should let them know. Wrote William Shakespeare, “They do not love that do not show their love.” We will never regret the kind words spoken or the affection shown. Rather, our regrets will come if such things are omitted from our relationships with those who mean the most to us"--Thomas S. Monson.


Goob said...

I loved that talk. Especially the "They do not love who do not show love" part. So true, and such a lesson for me.

Erin said...

Thanks for that.