Monthly Archives: January 2014

“He marked the path and led the way”

I’ve been thinking this week about service, why and how we offer it.  Women in the LDS Church visit each other every month.  It’s just something we do.  We call it Visiting Teaching.  This month the message we shared with … Continue reading

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I feel like crying.

I’ve spent my day with friends packing feminine hygiene kits for Mali.  If I don’t keep working I think I might just break down into tears.  On December 2nd I returned home from Mali, where we took our first 75 … Continue reading

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Arthur Henry King on Journal Writing

Today in my Family History Class we talked about Journals and personal record keeping.  I read a chapter once in a book by Arthur Henry King that profoundly influenced what and how I write.  I shared this advice today with my … Continue reading

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A Motto for the New Year

Every year I quietly pick a motto for myself for the coming year.  There are usually some words that come to me and stick.  I’m always curious to see which words they will be.  I put those words on the … Continue reading

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Swarms of goodness in my head

Sometimes I have a hard time going to sleep at night.  It’s hard to stop doing what I do to go up to bed, then it’s hard to stop thinking what I think to go to sleep.  Last night I … Continue reading

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Camp Williams Kids Assemble Kits!

Last night while I was teaching Family History look what happened across the valley.  Lorri Cummings and Melissa Phillippi, my colleagues took DfG to Camp Williams, to a group of great kids who have a parent who is currently deployed. Melissa sent … Continue reading

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Jan 2014 Family History Class begins tomorrow!

I’ve been preparing today for my next Family History Class.  I’m really excited.  In the last year and a half, I’ve had more than 1000 family history students.  I am happy about that.  We meet in a Stake Center in Orem … Continue reading

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Missing My Mom

My mom’s birthday was January 14th, the day Aaron flew to Santiago.  I’ve been thinking about her this week, and wanted to pull out this New Year’s Donut photo, probably taken during my high school years.  A couple of times she experimented … Continue reading

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Please don’t make me go in there!

I had to spend about 2 hours this evening in a Verizon phone store.  I would almost rather throw up than go into a phone store.  It’s a very unsettling feeling to go into a place where every item on … Continue reading

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