Category Archives: Favorites

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S is for Share the Joy

I was being set apart for a new calling in the ward. [Translation for those who are not LDS: Several priesthood brethren lay hands on one’s head and pronounce a blessing to help carry out responsibilities in a new assignment]. … Continue reading

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Q is for Question

This post is based on a video of Elder Larry Lawrence talking about the scripture story of the rich young man who approached Jesus and asked, “What lack I yet?” Elder Lawrence suggests that each of us can and should ask … Continue reading

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H is for Healing

The gift of healing is a blessing of the power of the Priesthood, which Priesthood is the power of God delegated to man by which man can act in the earth for the salvation of the human family.  We believe … Continue reading

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Visual

  My Honey’s life has always been much more stressful than mine, whether it was his military career vs. my stay-at-home-mom world, or our most recent jobs working for a library system–he in HR and me as a library manager (“Oh! … Continue reading

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Riddle (of a genealogical nature)

  Charles Pierre Pare and Marie Josephe Lessart marry and have…22 children; several born in the same year, only a few months apart. How is this possible? > > > Answer: It’s not. Two brothers, Charles and Pierre Pare, marry … Continue reading

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Just Like Mothers

  I had been worrying about my youngest daughter living away from home and making some unwise dating choices. I’d been praying for her, but hadn’t received any real comfort from any of my prayers. Then in church one Sunday the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books I want to read from the Sci-fi/Fantasy Genre

I’ve drawn my list from the Classics list as well, as I thought since I don’t read much Sci-fi, what I DO read should be a classic. So, here goes…and correct me if I’m wrong and you have better suggestions … Continue reading

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Left Behind

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These are the items not rescued when/if my house burned down. I didn’t include them in the five most important because of their bulk and the difficulty in getting to them in an emergency. 1. Genealogy Binders of birth certificates, … Continue reading

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X Marks the Spot!

Do you like hunting for treasure? If you have ever followed a treasure map then you know that X marks the spot where the treasure lies. For me, doing genealogy is like hunting for treasure; finding that elusive ancestor after … Continue reading

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T is for Timeline

Plotting your ancestors on a timeline can be a helpful exercise for several reasons. If you don’t know much about them, seeing them in their historical context gives you a general idea of what life might have been like for … Continue reading

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