Gordon B Hinckley served as the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1995-2008. During his time of service he wrote many things including the book ‘Way to Be – 9 Ways to Be Happy and Make Something of Your Life, ‘ to the youth and the parents of youth in the church.
‘Drawing on his faith and personal experience’, so the front covers states, ‘he provides his readers with a game plan’ to live a more fulfilling life by embracing those things that are worthwhile and valuable. He lists 9 ways in which to do this;
It is my plan to use this book and some of Gordon B Hinckley’s ideas to embrace and emulate these characteristics within my own life. And then to add even more of my own experiences and to answer the question; What do these things really mean to me? Although Hinckley was speaking to members of the church at the time, i believe there is merit in what he says for everyone that seek to do good in the world, whether within the home, within local community or even on a global scale. At this point I do not fully know where these ‘9 Be’s’ will take me, but i would like to invite you to come along to.