Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Gratitude

  • "A subtle but significant blessing we receive is the spiritual gift of gratitude that enables our appreciation for what we have to constrain desires for what we want. A grateful person is rich in contentment. An ungrateful person suffers in the poverty of endless discontentment."

    —David A. Bednar, "The Windows of Heaven"
    Topics: Gratitude

  • "God asks that we give thanks to Him for whatever blessings we receive from Him. It is easy for us to become mechanical in our prayers of gratitude, often repeating the same words but without the intent to give our thanks as a gift of the heart to God."

    —Henry B. Eyring, "Recognize, Remember, and Give Thanks", Ensign and Liahona, August 2013
    Topics: Gratitude, Faith

  • "If you exercise faith, with the gift of the Holy Ghost, you will find that memories of other blessings will flood into your mind. If you begin to express gratitude for each of them, your prayer may take a little longer than usual. Remembrance will come, and so will gratitude."

    —Henry B. Eyring, "Recognize, Remember, and Give Thanks", Ensign and Liahona, August 2013
    Topics: Gratitude, Faith

  • "The onslaught of wickedness against our children is more subtle and brazen than it has ever been. Building a strong family culture adds another layer of protection for our children, insulating them from worldly influences."

    —L. Tom Perry, "Becoming Goodly Parents"
    Topics: Gratitude, Family

  • "Sincerely giving thanks not only helps us recognize our blessings, but it also unlocks the doors of heaven and helps us feel God's love."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "The Divine Gift of Gratitude"
    Topics: Gratitude, Prophetic Messages