Sunday, April 24, 2011

Grateful for the Savior's Great Love

Today is Easter.  I am so grateful for the Savior's great love for us.  He took upon himself all of our pains, sufferings, sins and problems, so we can turn to him and have our burdens removed from us.  I am so grateful that he cared enough to do that for us and that because of the Atonement we can return to live with our Heavenly Father again.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

An Anonymous Gift

Today in the mail I got an anonymous gift.  It looked like a card had been sent to me, but the return address was my address too.  When I opened it there was a nice card, but inside the card was $25.00.  The card was signed Your Friend.  I haven't been able to pay all that I owe and this $25.00 would make a difference.  Tears came to my eyes to think that someone cared enough about me to send me $25.00 to help out and that they didn't want me to be able to thank them.  With an anonymous gift you have to assume it could be any one that knows you and knows your mailing address.  That makes for a lot of people that you can suspect of doing such a kind act.  Today I am grateful for such a wonderful friend.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Grateful for Safe Drinking Water

When a main water line breaks, all of a sudden you gain a new appreciation for running water and safe drinking water.  About a week ago the main water line in the alley behind my home broke.  For a time the only running water at my house was in the alley behind my house.  It really makes a difference when you can just turn on a tap and have water in your house.  It only took a few hours to get the repair made and water flowing back into the houses.  But the water had to be tested and that involved a waiting time for the results to come back.  A boil water notice was on my door warning me to not use the water for drinking or cooking until the results came back.  I truly appreciated those who worked so hard to get the water back flowing into my house, not down the alley.  It was wonderful when I could finally drink the water again.  I truly do appreciate safe running water.