Tonight for family home evening we planted our garden – which consists of 4 rows of carrots, 2 spots of artichokes (not sure they’ll work), 2 rows of green onion, and some tomatoe plants that we will buy pre-grown a bit.
We’ll see how it goes. Last year we did really well on the carrots but terrible on the tomatoes.
I’ve been having a hard time lately with idleness. Work has been a bit frustrating because there doesn’t seem to be specific things to be working on. Not that that is necessarily bad but for me, it is.
I need to come to work every day with an agenda of things I’m going to get done before I just dink around and do a lot of nothing.
Even tonight, I’ve just been surfing around – ran in to a few things I didn’t need to see, and it’s just not healthy.
I’ve talked with Greg, our group facilitator, about going over Step 4 with him this week. I haven’t really done much to prepare for that, although I have started the inventory quite a while back. I just need to sit down and write it all out.
It looks like we’re headed to Idaho this weekend for memorial day. That should be fun and relaxing.
Here are some things I really want to do better:
- Follow a schedule: my ideal schedule would be to get up at 6:00 a.m., exercise, take a shower, then read something spiritual – scriptures. After reading I would want to eat breakfast with the family, say family prayers, and then head to the office. My evening would consist of playing with the kids, eating dinner, working on a project, reading, talking with Becky, but probably not watching TV, or maybe one hour max. I would want to write in my journal at 9:30 p.m. and be in bed by 10:30 p.m. latest. I feel, if I can discipline myself to get on this schedule, I can be more worthy of the Spirit in my life and things will be more organized across the board.
- I feel more and more anxious to work for myself lately, possibly because of the people that have been let go or are quitting soon. It’s hard to see good friends move on to other opportunities. HS is doing pretty well, ClogOn is getting bigger too, MollerMarketing is the one I feel most passionate about, and UCR has a lot of potential that I could tie right in to MM. I just had an idea to start an Idaho Reviews site. I already have MagicValleyReviews but haven’t done much with it at all. I need to create a SYSTEM, a step by step guide on how to make money doing reviews, and then sell these ideas as franchises to different geographic locations. Anyway…
Here is a spiritual thought from recent General Conference talk titled "Come Unto Him " by Elder Andersen:
We must remember, my dear brothers and sisters, who we are and what we have in our hands. We are not alone in our desire to do good; there are wonderful people of many faiths and beliefs.
We are not alone in praying to our Heavenly Father or in receiving answers to our prayers; our Father loves all of His children.
We are not alone in sacrificing for a greater cause; there are others who are unselfish.
I know I can be better. I know I take for granted the things I’ve been blessed with. I know I need to be more patient with Caleb and Madi. They are such sweet spirits who mostly need my love and support, not a strong voice or short temper.
I love Becky so much. I love the Lord and need to draw closer to Him. I feel writing in my journal is a great step in that direction. "Small success leads to Big Success!"