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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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The Top 10 Best Things About Being Married

A few days ago as we were driving the Sister Missionaries to an appointment, one of them (out of the blue) asked, “What is the best thing about being married?” Now that is a question to ponder! Which I have … Continue reading

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Writing Update

My writing goal, to be finished by July 3rd (before we left on our LDS Mission), was to complete my personal history. I am happy to report that not only did I finish writing, but I am almost finished with … Continue reading

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10 Things of Thankful #85

Not MY #85, but joining in at Considerings for the 10 Things of Thankful feature. Here’s my offering: 1. Good wishes from co-workers during a stressful time. 2. Yummy vegetable soup for lunch, made by a friend who happens to … Continue reading

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10 Things of Thankful

I’m thankful… 1. I didn’t die on the highway when I fell asleep on my hour-long commute. Woke up in time to see I was veering across the lane and was able to correct before any major damage. 2. For … Continue reading

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Seven of Sundays

The week in (thankful) review: O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. (Psalms 136:1) Had lovely and heartfelt conversations will all four of my children this week. (Yes, texting counts!) Mini family … Continue reading

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Windows of Heaven

“Ding-dong!” I opened the door to see my daughter holding a bottle of turmeric she’d borrowed and a $5.00 bill, which she had owed me. She was feeling proud of herself for “paying her debts.” She came in and I … Continue reading

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Ask and ye shall receive

My first opportunity today to see the extended 10-day forecast covering New Year’s Day. It reminded me of when I received Divine assistance in selling my house in Texas. There was no doubt that it was with His help. After … Continue reading

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Fulfilled

Rich and I were set apart this morning (6:00 a.m.) as temple workers. In his setting apart, Rich was blessed that he would feel great joy in his temple service; that he would be blessed in his duties at home … Continue reading

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Life is not fair

A friend’s blog (http://cinjoella.blogspot.com/) posed the question, “Has life ever been unfair but in a good way for you?” and the first thought that came to me was when I was in high school my mom worked for the candy … Continue reading

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