Category Archives: Mission

Z is for Zigzag

While we were on our mission in England we were constantly experiencing the Lord’s hand in our daily lives. This was often manifested in our scheduling of appointments wherein we relied on the Spirit to help us get to whomever … Continue reading

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X is for Xtra strength

Matt is a young airman who joined the church while we were in England. He experienced several miracles in his conversion process, one of which I share here.  It was a few days after his baptism.  He had to do a … Continue reading

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P is for Purple Shirts

The following is taken from an email I received from one of my former seminary students who recently returned from her mission to Canada. It is not only an example of how God hears and answers our prayers, but that … Continue reading

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G is for Gorelston

We were witness to a tender mercy to our friends the White family, (names changed to protect privacy) who were in one of the wards [congregations] we attended in England. Brother White was deployed at the time and Sister White … Continue reading

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F is for Flapjacks and Fortitude

[The following post is taken from my mission journal, while my husband and I were serving our couples mission in the UK from 2015-2016] I’ve been trying to be disciplined in my diet, eating healthy and losing the “mission-20” that … Continue reading

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B is for Buttercups

[The following post is taken from my mission journal, while my husband and I were serving our couples mission in the UK from 2015-2016] We went to RAF Feltwell for a run. I only took my ID card and my … Continue reading

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M is for (Book of) Mormon

This isn’t a post about the Book of Mormon per se, as in “What is the Book of Mormon?” which you can read here, but rather, how the Book of Mormon has recently become a “thing” I do. Back in … Continue reading

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Of Hedgerows, Sloes and and Reaves

We had some time after our appointment in Bury St. Edmunds this week to take a walk through the beautiful Abbey Gardens there, and back up along the pedestrian shopping area. For some reason, we usually gravitate to the bookstores, … Continue reading

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Ya’ Alright?

I had an “Aha!” moment today as I realized the true meaning behind this British greeting. Several times lately I’ve been greeted by a UK friend with, “You alright?” and I thought to myself, “I must be looking sad/bad/tired or … Continue reading

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V is for Vehicle Watch Scheme

This one is actually quite “brilliant” [I love this British expression–I’m adopting it. The clerks in the stores always tell me I’m “brilliant” when I manage to give them the right change for my purchases…it’s quite the ego boost. Anyway, … Continue reading

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