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Dinner with an Ancestor

We were inspired by Elder Neil L. Andersen’s challenge to the youth to become involved in family history work. Specifically, we were touched by the profound promises of increased strength, added protection from the influence of the adversary, and a host of other significant blessings extended by several of our leaders. 267 more words

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A Matter Of Life And Death

I was sitting at a table at the library, working on my computer. It was fairly quiet until an elderly woman walked in and sat down right behind me. 667 more words


The Struggle Is Real

We live in a world that is broken, where the fissures in life often leak uncertainty. For many, fear is just under the surface. The routine of days can seem so normal… until they’re not.   457 more words


I'm More Than The "If Only"

This blog post is from my archives…..I think I needed to read it again today.

The paper was yellowed with age, and it was deeply creased. 465 more words


At The Scene Of The Accident

I had to run some errands today, in town. On the drive in, I was listening to music and singing. The sky was blue, the sun was out. 547 more words


None Of Us Will Make It Out Alive

I just read a story about Rory and Joey Feek. Joey, of the husband wife country duo, Joey+Rory, is dying. She doesn’t have many days left on this earth. 324 more words


Creating Family Traditions

Ties that Bind

Fiddler on the Roof, a musical about a man named Tivyah and his wife and 5 daughters, who live in Russia post WWII and eventually move to America, features a song called “Tradition,” which expresses to the audience that their Judaic religion is based on traditions, from being kosher to wearing a prayer shawl and much in between. 564 more words

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