Category Archives: MESSAGES

There are some messages (talks, articles, etc.) which have taught and touched and helped and motivated me to such an extent that I like to share them. Food for thought. Invitations to make some changes in our thinking and behavior. “Ponderables”

New Year’s Resolutions

A BETTER WAY TO MAKE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS By Nancy Smyth, Director of Individual and Group Coaching, The Arbinger Institute – 14 Dec 2016 Perhaps there is a better way to make New Year’s resolutions. Each year, people think about making resolutions in order to improve themselves. Perhaps you have already formed yours. Usually resolutions arise from thinking about what… Read more »

Santa Claus and the Temple

WHAT SANTA CLAUS AND THE TEMPLE HAVE IN COMMON An Apostle Shares What Santa Claus and the Temple Have in Common By Boyd K. Packer, excerpted from “The Holy Temple” | Nov. 30, 2016 President Packer’s book, The Holy Temple, is a classic of LDS literature that has become one of the most comprehensive and definitive works written about temples. In fact,… Read more »


MEEThinks   November 14, 2016   2 Comments on LISTS!

Are you a person who makes lists?? So you like listing? (You have to know that the real meaning of the word “listing” in all things nautical is: leaning. Yes. Like “leaning to port” means the ship is leaning towards the left (port) side. So if YOU are “listing…” Well, I just hope you don’t fall. And now I want… Read more »

President-elect Trump’s speech

Here is the text of the speech Donald Trump delivered when he became the President-elect of the United States of America: Thank you. Thank you very much, everybody. Sorry to keep you waiting. Complicated business. Complicated. Thank you very much. I’ve just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us. It’s about us. On our victory, and I congratulated… Read more »


Sometimes I feel like I got left behind. I think it happened around the mid-90’s (that’s 1990’s, not 1890’s, thank you very much…. Anyway, I know they say that if you were born before 1981 you’re a digital immigrant, and I am VERY much an immigrant (40 years plus!), and the “language” is SO confusing! I watch my nieces and… Read more »


MEEThinks   September 18, 2016   No Comments on MY NEIGHBOR

The word NEIGHBOR is a beautiful word. I love it. It includes all the people we live with on this planet, not just those on our street, in our cul-de-sac, or even those who are in the same faith or culture or nation. The whole world is our neighborhood! I feel the Savior was trying to teach that we are… Read more »