I LOVE this statement that Elder Uchtdorf makes~
Isn't that simple perfection? It's so easy. Living the gospel can be SO EASY!
I was talking to my husband recently about how I am trying to do better at treating others the way the Savior would. After one such incident, he told me that he was proud of me for trying to work with difficult people. You know what I told him--because this is what I had realized--I am the only one being difficult.
I am the one who decides how difficult to make a situation. I am the only one who makes myself sad. I am the only one who can make me happy. I am the only one who can choose to rise above whatever I perceive is going on and choose to treat others as children of God anyway.
This attitude shift has really effected my life and has made me so incredibly happy. I hope that as we continue on the path set out by our Savior that we will see an increase in our happiness and peace. I know that we will find both if we are doing all we can to live a righteous life. I also know that when we follow the Savior, we will be able to live a regret free life and return spotless to our heavenly home.
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