Why do we make everything so complicated? Now is the time to decide this holiday season you are going to make some small changes to help simplify so you can enjoy your family and friends more.
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Every year people die because they are unprepared with the knowledge needed to survive for hours or days in freezing conditions. Take time now for serious thought about what you will do if caught stranded, stopped in extensive traffic delays, spun out and stuck in a snowbank, or just out of gas on a cold and lonely road.
This week has been devastating for over 7,000 families who have lost their homes to California fires and especially for the members of the Church in Paradise California. Many of you have friends and family there. There are things all of us can do to help and some ways may not be what you think. Please share this information with those who have lost homes and those who are at a loss as to how to help.
Thieves love the holiday season. They can do all their "shopping" in one place as we place gifts under the tree, leave them on counters to wrap and are overwhelmed and often ignore common sense safety practices. With the rise in crime, lack of enough police and our entitlement society home thefts and thefts at malls are on the rise. Prepare now so you don't become a victim.
Last week was National Fire Prevention Week. We have explored how we can help prevent wildfires but what about fires in our homes? Did you know a house fire occurs every 86 seconds? Fires in the home are fairly common but there is much we can do to minimize the chances one will break out in our home and ensure we do not become a victim.
During this year of devastating wildfires across the western United States we've seen miracles, not the least of which was that LDS Camp Liahona was spared from the flames of the Donnell Fire in California. Even so, the destruction has been difficult to witness and we all want to know what more we can do to prevent these kinds of wildfires in the future. Here are some important tips for doing just that.
Several years ago a friend who was suffering with bipolar disorder decided that if she had enough faith, she should be able to live without medications. After a rough relapse, she understood real faith was believing that Heavenly Father inspired those who created her medications, and that it was up to her to take them. Have you ever thought this way about preparing? That if you had enough faith, you could rely on Heavenly Father to provide in an emergency?