Sunday, May 2, 2010

When life gives you lemons.....

So....we are supposed to be at Stake Conference right now. The boys have been struggling with a cold or allergies and now both have a gross cough. Jake had to leave for work last night so he's not even here so I could go. Oh well.

The girls and I decided to make the best of the situation. We made oatmeal scotchies (oatmeal cookies with butterscotch chips) and banana bread & muffins. We read scriptures and some stories from the Friend. The tv has been off all day and we've been listening to good music; it's been great. They asked why we were reading our scriptures so early (usually we do this at night) I told them that we weren't going to get the chance to be spiritually "nourished" at Stk. Conf. so we would "nourish" ourselves at home. They were confused so we talked about how food nourishes our bodies and the gospel provides what our spirits need. After looking through as many scriptures as we could find that had the words eat, feed, or nourish in them, we found an awesome quote by a previous Primary President:

"Life is a fabulous feast of experiences just waiting for you to choose and explore. The best feast is at the table of the Lord. What is on the Lord's table? Love, good fun, uplifting music, peaceful prayer, scriptures, smiles, learning and service to others. This is where eternal joy can be found." - Michaelene P. Grassli

So today, we have done our best to "feast at the table of the Lord" and even did our best to help "feed" others. Hope everyone is having a great Sunday!