Because He Lives

Today I just wanted to share with you my gratitude… Because he lives.

If you haven’t already guessed what this blog post is going to be about… It’s going to be a little different than my usual weekly post.

Easter is one of my favorite holidays for lots of reasons, the biggest one being the symbolism behind it. I feel that we often overlook that portion of the holiday and get caught up in the Easter bunny and all the things that come with that.  So I’m not doing a DIY or fun recipe post… I’m sharing a little of my love for the savior.

Because he lives, I get to spend eternity with my husband:

My best friend in the whole world.

 

Because he lives… I am blessed with the gospel light:

Scriptures that touch my life. A personal connection with my Heavenly Father and the knowledge that there IS life after death.

 

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"The temple isn't just extra credit, it's the whole reason the gospel exists." — I've been thinking a lot about the temple lately. It's one of my favorite places & it provides so much value to my life. I LOVE GOING. But lately.. I've been worried that maybe I spend too much time focused on going and being there and not enough time on other worldly aspects of my life (y'all Satan is for real.) Like somehow me going as often as I possibly can is taking away someone else's chance or creating lack in other aspects of my life.. HA. In Stake conference today, all of my questions were put to rest as I heard the quote mentioned above. Making the temple a priority in our lives will bless us EXPONENTIALLY in every other aspect. —- I am grateful for a little piece of Heaven on Earth. A place I can go to feel my Heavenly Father's presence and be nearer to him ❤️ If you want to learn more about temples.. I invite you to check out LDS.ORG. it's a great resource if you're curious 😉 — #SundaySpiritualSnippet #sunchaser #quotes #comment #TFLers #quoteoftheday #instagood #love #photooftheday #igers #sunny #instadaily #instamood #nofilter #happyhailee #thezestyblonde #bloggers #bloggerstyle #instadaily #bloggerlife #igers #bloggerfashion #mormon #bloggerlifestyle #instagood #bloggersofinstagram #vsco #bloggerdiaries #social #socialmediatips #ldsblogger #ldstemple #travelblogger

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Because he lives… I can become clean:

I can repent. I can be uplifted. I can let go & forgive. I always have a second chance.

One of my favorite blessings.

Because he lives… I have hope:

Hope for a better tomorrow, a brighter future and a more awesome me.

Because he lives… I can live again:

I am so blessed to know that because of HIM, I can live again. Because of HIM, heaven is a possibility for someone imperfect like me.

Because of HIM, I can keep trying.

I hope that we ALL remember, throughout this year, that the sacrifice was made not just to save us from our imperfections.. but to inspire & enable us to rise above them.

 

I am so grateful.


What are YOU grateful for this Easter season?

Here’s a link to my favorite Easter video:

https://www.lds.org/media-library/video/2014-00-1420-because-of-him?lang=eng

 

Here’s a link to one of my favorite Easter traditions by Wander & Scout.  I love this idea and hope you’ll try it with your family next year!

Feel free to share your favorite Easter traditions or your testimony in the comments ❤

-Hailee

9 quotes to help you stay motivated in 2018

If you’re anything like me, you LOVE motivational quotes. So for today’s post, I put together some of my absolute favorites to help you stay motivated in 2018.

 

Hopefully you can use them throughout your year. Or post them all over your house like I am going to! 

1. Get yourself started.

It’s a new year. You GOT THIS. Getting started is the hardest AND most important step to achieving anything. 

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2.Believe in your Awesome.

Just let yourself be amazing. Imagine what would happen if you just BELIEVED in how incredible you are.

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3. Focus on the Important things.

Keep perspective. If it’s not going to matter in a few months, it’s not worth your time!

Where is your focus?

 

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4. Keep the end in mind.

Become so obsessed with the things you want to accomplish that nothing can stand in the way of it.

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5. Stop living in fear.

Experience more faith in your life.

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6. Remember who you are.

You have SO much worth! Keep that in mind even when you’re facing great challenges.

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7. Choose better. Always.

Every decision you make has an impact on your destiny. Start living like it!

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8. Love More. Live Positive.

Live each day with a little more love and a lot more positive thinking.

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9. BECOME the person you’re meant to be.

Finish strong and as the best person 2018 can create! I believe in you 🙂

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Need more inspiration?

Here are some incredible inspirational quotes from inspirational women!

http://www.refinery29.com/motivational-work-career-quotes-for-2018