And now I would that ye should be humble, and be submissive and gentle; easy to be entreated; full of patience and long-suffering; being temperate in all things; being diligent in keeping the commandments of God at all times; asking for whatsoever things ye stand in need, both spiritual and temporal; always returning thanks unto God for whatsoever things ye do receive.
I recently realized the necessity to practice self-restraint, or temperance, in multiple aspects of my life. October will be a bit of an experiment to see just how temperate we can be and focus on the basic needs. I'm excited and nervous. I'm also hoping this experiment will help me on my weight loss journey as I focus on the needful things.
Organize yourselves; prepare every needful thing; and establish a house, even a house of prayer, a house of fasting, a house of faith, a house of learning, a house of glory, a house of order, a house of God;