9.01.2009

Jumper Cables of the Heart

"We, more than others, should carry jumper and tow cables not only in our cars, but also in our hearts, by which means we can send the needed boost or charge of encouragement or the added momentum to mortal neighbors." ~Neal A. Maxwell

How true this is! We do have an added responsibility, I think -- to help, lift, inspire and recharge not only ourselves but our family, friends and neighbors. I loved this image of the birds huddled so close together -- keeping warm, supporting, encouraging and uplifting each other.

Lovely thought for today.

12 comments:

Suzanne said...

What a wonderful post. Love the quote, love the photo, and love your thoughts. Thanks for inspiring me today.

Jennifer said...

Thanks for the inspiring thought for today. I love that quote. I think everyone needs a boost, even if it just comes in the form of a smile.

jenjamin said...

Yes a lovely thought indeed!

hoLLy said...

what a great quote-i'd never read that one before!

Grandma and Grandpa said...

That picture really touched me. I actually felt peaceful looking at it. Way to come through-like you always do. Miss you!

Ashley said...

Lovely thought indeed. Cute picture!!

Shelley~Maren said...

How incredibly sweet! I love this idea. :) Boosting our buddies. Gotta love it.

Nat Lud said...

Loved this thought. Really needed it today as I was just focused on me and my bad day. I need to be more prepared to help others! You are the best.

MiaKatia said...

You have the best quotes. I love the idea of jumper cables of the heart.

Mel said...

Fantastic quote!! I always look forward to your posts like these. You always seem to know what I need. Thanks!

tara said...

oh how i love that jan!! i have missed your blog:)

jenlinmin said...

I wish I had read that last week! I could have used in my talk about the Holy Ghost at my daughter's baptism! I talked about all the roles of the Holy Ghost: to comfort, to teach, to testify... but most importantly: to whisper to us opportunities to love and serve others when they are sad, sick, lonely, etc. I love it! Thanks, Jan!