Monday, October 8, 2012

start LIVING now

General conference is the best. 
For today I thought I would
share bits and pieces of 
 talk from the Saturday morning session.

He started off talking about a list of regrets from people that were in their last moments of life in the hospital. Here are a few of the things people said:

*People wished they had spent more time with the people they love -- they missed developing a deep connection with those who meant the most to them.
*People felt like that had failed to become the person they felt they could and should have been-- they didn't live up to their full potential.

*People wished they had let themselves be happier --so often we get caught up in the illusion that there is something just beyond our reach that will bring us happiness.

I loved this talk.  Such a great message- start living the way you would want to live
 if you were in your last moments of life. 

Spend time with the people you love.
Live up to your full potential- become the person God planned for you to be. 
Let yourself be happy. 

(if you click on President Uchtdorf's name at the top of the post then you can watch the full talk)

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  1. this was one of my favorite talks!!! :) i am so glad you posted about this

  2. What a great quote by President Uchtdorf! That talk was one of my favorites.

  3. I took lots of notes on this one.

  4. definitely feel like I failed Brett as his wife/mother of his children and unfortunately did not realize this until his passing. huge regret but definitely the opportunity to learn from my mistakes! thank you for a beautiful post :)

  5. this post is exactly what i needed to see on a day like today. i am (finally) returning your comment you left me before and want to thank you for following me on my journey. i am most certainly a new follower of yours as well.

    xoxo, M from rock paper scissors


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