Wednesday, May 16, 2018

We Love Him, Because He Loved us First....

I have so wanted to get back on here and journal my thoughts, impressions and spiritual quotes that get me through the days of trials in our lives. The one thing that I always go back to when I am feeling down, alone or even depressed is that I know my Heavenly Father loves me, He loves my family, friends and every living person. He will not give us more than what we can handle.

As so many struggle with their own trials in life I know that through the Atonement and the way we use that priceless gift is how we cope with our own personal struggles. This past year has been both humbling and hard. Spiritually, I love the fact that my testimony is strong, I may be weak at times but am reminded of the Great Sacrifice our Savior made for ME and to ALL who live and have lived on this earth. 

I want to share with everyone, the wonderful Tender Mercies that have come into my life that were recognized as "knowing" that the Atonement is REAL and that when we know that and feel the effects of His Atoning Sacrifice, we are blessed and can get through the trials and can be healed. I love having the gospel in my life, recently the toughest trial or challenge in my life (the adversary) that could have destroyed our family and is still in the process of working on My family, that's right the Adversary IS and will work on families to destroy them. I say get behind me Satan and leave me and my family alone. 

If I don't follow or don't continue to include my Savior and to be obedient in my callings in the church, in my home as a wife and a mother, Satan will surely be there to hit me and take control. I can be either forgiving, or I can get mad and blame others for my own doings. I choose to be forgiving and to live the plan that our Father and Savior have made for me and all of us. 

It's hard, it can be really hard, but I KNOW that my Savior can and does make the Heart easy, He "makes the comfort me" easy, He "makes the guiding light easy" for me, and He makes it easy for me to feel His love. As long as I continue to do the things He has ask's of us. What does he ask of us? "To Love Him, Because He first, Loved Us" 1 John 4:19

Friday, August 11, 2017

Are You Happy?

 
  It's been some time since I was last on here, but want to journal my thoughts from what was asked me. The other day my husband Bob asked me, "Are you Happy Rose" I thought for a moment and answered yes I am Happy. I think that I could be happier, I am not happy about certain things in my life but that is what we are here for, to figure out how to overcome trials, tribulations, and how are we going to handle it? As for, Am I happy with my life? Yes! I wouldn't want someone else's life whose might be worse or better or with anyone else. My life was given to me to do the best I can with, to overcome, to figure out, to learn and grow and to become better, to Live like Christ would want me to live. I pray daily for good health, for my family and friends and happy days. Now, just because I prayed about it and believe in Christ, is that all it takes to be Happy. I don't believe so, I believe it is a HUGE part of being happy but I have to act on the things I pray for and believe in. I have to exercise physically and spiritually. I believe we were sent here on earth to go through life to choose good or bad and decide what to do after those choices. I am Happy that I have the gospel in my life, I am Happy for the family that I have, I am Happy with my choices in friends and I am Happy that I am working towards an eternal life. and to never give up. To gain a better understanding and relationship with my Heavenly Father and his Son, Jesus Christ
So, Yeah! I'm Happy....😊 
Great Article to read from Pres. Dieter F. Uchtdorf entitled "Of Things that Matter Most"

Monday, March 27, 2017

Impossible to I'm Possible....")




    This has been a long journey, going to college was a frightening thing. But because I know that there was a reason for me to go and that I listened to that still small voice I did what I thought would be the impossible. For whatever the reason, I learned soooo much. I had to learn to be brave, to be confident, to listen, to do, I had to learn to trust, love, and be true in all I do. It was not easy, It was hard, but with the hard came accomplishments and joys and headaches Ha ha....No really I am a whiner and a complainer and I owe so much to my family and closest friends for dealing with all the whinning and complaining and giving me the time and support I needed to get through this time in my life. When I first posted this quote on facebook, a friend showed me a neat little thing. If you look at the word "Impossible" in another way, you will see "Im" Possible isn't that cool. Never say something is impossible, it's only impossible when you quit trying. ")

I DID IT...

    



 This is an old picture of when I graduated with my associates from NEO I thought I would use it since I didn't walk for my bachelors. ")

  Well, I did it! I graduated college from NSU, Broken Arrow (Oklahoma) site, Dec. 2016. It took a lot of time, persistence, courage, commitment, tears, fear, encouragement, lots of "You can do it" and lots of support, understanding and love from my family and friends. I can't express how much it meant to me and how much I needed each of you. I have learned so much from going to college, not just from out of the books but on friendships, family, government, my own self and how I deal with life. I learned to trust in others but mainly my relationship and testimony with my Savior has grown ten fold. 
   At first I felt like I didn't do well because I changed degrees from what I started with. Honestly I felt embarrassed and defeated and a friend said to me "nothing to be embarrassed about, it just goes to show you that not even tests are going to stop you from reaching your goal" And it's true, one thing I had to learn was to stop putting myself down for accomplishing the impossible (as I thought it to be), but the impossible became the possible because I didn't give up. It is truly a great feeling, a feeling I can't describe other than wonderful and a sense of accomplishment of something I always wanted to do and have completed. I have had thoughts that keep ringing in my head of "I DID IT"  You can do anything you set your mind to, I am proof of that, anyone can learn, anyone can do it ")

Sunday, January 1, 2017

It's A New Year! 2017


Happy New Year to Everyone
2017


It's A New Year, New Beginnings, Fresh Start....What will we do, How will we live, What will we do to make it a better year than the year before?
    I am grateful for my life, and for the people in my life that share all the great things we learn and grow from.
    The past is, for us to learn from and grow from, so I saw an Idea that I will try to incorporate in my family (and pleas feel free to use it as well). I am going to get a jar and every Sunday ask all who are with us to write down something that happened that was good during the week and then fold it up and put it into the jar, until January 1, 2018. Then we will open up the Jar and read all the good things that happened in our lives during the year 2017. Isn't that a neat idea? I am going to give it a shot ")

   Happy New Year to the Best Family and Friends, So grateful to have you in my life to learn and grow with. Love to all and may it be a better and greater year than the year before. Wake up with a smile and attitude that "Today is a perfect day, to have a perfect Day")

Thursday, November 17, 2016

I AM MORMON, I AM AMERICAN....

    WHEW! What a crazy couple of weeks WE as Americans have gone through! And I just want to share with those whom I love what I think of life, as a Mormon/American. I was born a Mormon in California (America) and I am proud of that, I have opinions, I have convictions, and I have a family (and friends) who I want to know how I feel about America and what my goals are to help America succeed as a country. What I feel and what I want to express as my opinions or who I voted for should be accepted as MY opinions and unless it is harmful to you I should not be persecuted for them. We didn't have much of a choice this election, but I felt it important to vote for someone who I felt could help our country, now, whether that person won or not, I have tomorrow to think about and what my day will be like. What can I do as a Mormon/American? How do I feel safe with what is going on in our country today?

     Well, first off as a Mormon and American I can love more and be an example to my family, friend's and acquaintances and through my beliefs, I will love everyone, I will not be contentious, I will obey the laws of the land, I will accept those who lead us as well as pray for them, that they use wise judgments for the good of our country, I will pray for those who feel afraid, who feel betrayed, who feel angry. I will exercise my faith because sometimes I feel afraid, betrayed and even angry but, when I include my Father in Heaven and my Savior, I know that it will all be okay! It will take some time but it will all be okay. I want to keep the adversary out of my life, he is real and he is out there in America so, this is what I hope to do every morning, I will keep that mean ole' devil out of my life and home.                             
OR HE....

Monday, October 17, 2016

Family, They Are So Good to Me....



Family, They Are So Good To Me

    I have a family here on earth, and they are so good to me, I want to be with them through all Eternity. So the song goes on that Families can be together forever. I am so thankful for the family that Heavenly Father has blessed me with the Family I have. They truly are so good to me, through all my troubles, depression is no fun and I want to express just how thankful I am that they forgive and love me through it all. I can get kind of ugly at times or I need some quiet time or to be left alone and they are ALL so very understanding. Sometimes I don't feel that I deserve such love, but that's what they do, they Love me and help me through those tough days. I love my family, they are so good to Me ") 
These kiddos are the best a Momma could ever ask for (they truly are so good to me).


 And then there's this guy, he is always saying "We're not perfect, but we're perfect for each other"
 He truly has been so patient and kind to me, not many husbands would put up with a nut like me ")
I Love Him Even More


Love My Family....