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J is for Journaling

Although I’m sure I kept some sort of journal in my high school years and earlier, I have none extant to show for it, and don’t remember it being a major focus. The earliest journal I still have is one … Continue reading

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F is for Fasting

I like to fast. I like the “spiritual over temporal” challenge and the feeling of power that comes through conquering the cravings and desires of the body. But there’s a catch…I’ve heard it said that “fasting without prayer is merely … Continue reading

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B is for (My) Bread

“My Bread” is actually not my bread at all, but Jim Lahey’s bread, the author of the book, MY BREAD. I was introduced to this book via my son-in-law, and all it took was one loaf to make this MY … Continue reading

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A Natural Pairing

I really believe that the more you look for synchronicities, the more you find…as you can tell from my more frequent posts lately; it’s everywhere!! This morning in seminary my class president was late in arriving so I chose a random … Continue reading

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Be still

I was reviewing my past journal entries, looking for an example of receiving answers or comfort from the scriptures to share with my morning class and found this entry from back in March of 2011. My husband and I were glued … Continue reading

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But the laborer…

But the laborer in Zion shall labor for Zion; for if they labor for money they shall perish. [2 Nephi 26:31] My “aha” moment as I studied for teaching the seminary students this week. I have been writing more gospel-related … Continue reading

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General Conference thoughts Today in Seminary we discussed 1 Nephi 11:1 where Nephi desired to know the things of God, believed in Christ and God’s ability to give him the knowledge he sought, then pondered the words of God he … Continue reading

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Happy Endings

Last week my daughter called me to “confess” that she messed up. She was upset that she didn’t follow through quick enough on a prompting to help someone. A woman in line at Panda Express in front of her had … Continue reading

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1 Cor. 10:13

Hooray for me! Everyone is always bringing in goodies to share… Today I was in the break-room with a lone cupcake staring at me–my favorite too: chocolate with vanilla frosting. I picked it up, started to tear away the cupcake … Continue reading

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For a Wise Purpose

Just got an email from my sister with this accompanying map. It reminded me of the 116 pages of the Book of Mormon translation that Martin Harris got from Joseph Smith. God knew hundreds of years before that incident that … Continue reading

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