Thankful Thursday

August 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

Today I am thankful for hope as you can see by the results of McGilly and my sidewalk chalk fun today. Thankful for Emily Dickenson for her lovely words and thankful for my sweet artist angel.

“The adversary uses despair to bind hearts and minds in suffocating darkness. Despair drains from us all that is vibrant and joyful and leaves behind the empty remnants of what life was meant to be. Despair kills ambition, advances sickness, pollutes the soul, and deadens the heart. Despair can seem like a staircase that leads only and forever downward.

Hope, on the other hand, is like the beam of sunlight rising up and above the horizon of our present circumstances. It pierces the darkness with a brilliant dawn. It encourages and inspires us to place our trust in the loving care of an eternal Heavenly Father, who has prepared a way for those who seek for eternal truth in a world of relativism, confusion, and of fear.”  –President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

What are you thankful for?

Thanks for coming by,

Ash

 

{Find more hope here}

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