Ways to Make People Like You

President Monson’s talk made me think of this post. How our kindness and consideration makes us happy and furthers the work of salvation.

Rachel's Musings


My facebook friends know I am currently preparing to give a lesson on Sunday about friendship.  When I first received this impression I thought it would be easy.  It’s such a universal topic of interest and something I have always held as a priority that facilitating a discussion should be simple, right?  Wrong!

First of all, I think anyone who claims to be an expert in making and keeping friends probably doesn’t have very many of them.  However, I’ve felt lonely enough in my life to make the search for this skill a priority, and there are certain tendencies that have repeatedly helped me along the way.

Perhaps it is being bullied as a child but I have always needed and prized friendship above all.  Friendship and loyalty to those friends is probably the most important thing in my life. Not everyone seems to have this need and prefers a…

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3 thoughts on “Ways to Make People Like You

  1. I enjoyed your tweets very much this weekend, so I thought I’d check out your blog. I loved this talk by Pres. Monson, and I love your post here, too. Kindness is so very important, especially now.

    1. Thank you! I get so much out of tweeting through conference. Make cherished friends and as a multi-sensory learner I get more out of the talks through writing, reading, listening and watching.
      President Monson is such a great example of friendship and how to make room to love so many around you.
      Please keep in touch.

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