You don’t need a vending machine to light the world around you.
When I found out my friend was hurting herself, I didn’t know how to help her.
The Lord is in the small details of your lives. He gives you opportunities to prepare you to lift others as you build the kingdom of God on earth.
A new coordinated ministering effort is replacing home and visiting teaching—and it’s including the youth!
The type of social skills that truly improve your life are those that help you get to know other people on a deeper level and help you build real friendships.
You might take some time to learn about depression and other mental health disorders. When you understand what mental illness is, it becomes less frightening and you are better able to help. A good resource is mentalhealth.lds.org. Listen with love to your family member. Sometimes a listening ear is the best gift you can give someone struggling with depression.
If we will open our hearts to the possibility of providing compassionate service to others, the Lord will bless us to recognize and respond to the opportunities we’re given daily to become modern-day good Samaritans.
25 Days, 25 Ways to Light the World