"“May we ever choose the harder right, instead of the easier wrong.” — Thomas Monson
I once asked an older couple whom I deeply respect how they’ve lived such a beautiful life. The wife responded, “In every situation, we determined to always walk the higher road.”
In every situation, there are always at least two options. Which one is your natural default?
When the alarm clock goes off, do you push snooze or get up? When you’re with your spouse, do you compliment or criticize? Do you listen, or must you always speak?
Doing what is best is not always convenient. Actually, the lower road is almost always easier. As Robert Frost famously penned, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”"Read more...