Latter-day Saint Life

8 quotes from President Nelson on gratitude

Colter Peterson, Deseret News

This article was originally published on in November 2020.

On Friday, November 20, 2020, President Russell M. Nelson shared a video message with the world explaining, “No matter our situation, showing gratitude for our privileges is a fast-acting and long-lasting spiritual prescription.”

President Nelson has often taught about the importance of gratitude. Here are seven quotes on gratitude from President Nelson’s book, Daily Joy: A Devotional for Each Day of the Year








Daily Joy

This dynamic collection of thoughts for each day of the year from President Russell M. Nelson is certain to motivate and inspire us in our pursuit of spiritual strength. Containing 365 quotations and accompanying scriptures for daily reading, this small, carry-along sized book will fit in a purse, briefcase, or backpack. It's also an excellent resource for family home evenings, gospel lessons, talks, or personal study. Give the gift of hope—or keep yours alive—with the words of our beloved prophet. Daily Joy is now available at

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