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"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.

"The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."

--Henry Ford

 

"The trouble is that no one wants to correct himself and everyone meddles at correcting others: thus everything stays as it is."

--San Pedro of Alcantara.

 

"The things I want to know are in books. My best friend is the man who will get me a book I haven't read."

--Abraham Lincoln

Gratitude and Thanksgiving

Three Great Reasons to Give Thanks

By John Hilton III and Anthony Sweat, New Era December 2011

The two things that "offend God" the most are ingratitude (confessing not His hand) and disobedience. Let's learn why we should be grateful so that we don't offend God.

Reason #1: Being Grateful Makes You Happier and Healthier

Three Great Reasons to Give Thanks (pdf)

Read her article at LDS.org. (html)

The Joy of Becoming Grateful

by Natalie Wilson, November 13, 2011

During General Conference in April of 1992, President Monson said, “This is a wonderful time to be living here on earth. Our opportunities are limitless. While there are some things wrong in the world today, there are many things right, such as teachers who teach, ministers who minister, marriages that make it, parents who sacrifice, and friends who help.

“We can lift ourselves, and others as well, when we refuse to remain in the realm of negative thought and cultivate within our hearts an attitude of gratitude. If ingratitude is among the serious sins, then gratitude takes its place among the noblest of virtues.”

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