Sunday, June 12, 2016
Pic via: I woke up early yesterday morning and went to Torrey Pines (again! I know I know, just come visit me and you'll get why I'm there every week). I ran first, then I beached it with the good word. I was really grateful for the time alone outside to work hard and then just be.
Entry from Friday, June 10
Moroni 8:8,10,12
Verse 8: "Little children are whole, for they are not capable of committing sin."

Verse 10"Teach parents that they must repent and be baptized, and humble themselves as their little children, and they shall be saved with their little children." (emphasis added)

Verse 12: "Little children are alive in Christ, even from the foundations of the world."

I love the lesson blaring from these verses: respect your little children. They are (quite literally) perfect.

That fact gives me new eyes for my job. As I mother, I can be uplifted by the work required to keep these angels physically alive and not bogged down. I can be honored that my top clients are the purest people on earth, and that their funding comes from God and Christ -- They will pay me in full for taking care of their children. I can be patient with my girls, knowing that any folly is a human development foible and not a big deal - certainly not worth my anger or withdrawal of love. I can be grateful for physical, in-my-face examples of the type of person Christ is, and the type of person He wants me to be: teachable, happy, grateful, simple, forgiving, loving. I know who I should be, can be, and want to be in watching my little girls.

I love the Book of Mormon and all that it teaches me, like these nuggets today. I just got a another parenting lesson from this gem? That amazes me.

I know He lives and that He cares about my work (I can feel it)! 


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