Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Good Day for Flannel!

This is what makes me Happy: Boatloads of flannel, purchased with the very kind donations we receive every week.  This was just one of two stores we visited (and cleaned out!).  After assembling 800 kits last Saturday, we needed to … Continue reading

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Just Let Go

I believe God’s hand is in the unfolding of what happens in our lives.  If we seek to do His will, he will direct us and guide us, and help us to accomplish His purposes.  When we seek our own … Continue reading

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Estella Holt Smith b. 1872, d. 22 Feb 1942

As I’ve been looking through my family history records, and doing a bit of research, I came across these photos of Estella Holt “Stella,” daughter of William Alma Pain Holt and Sarah Wardle.  William and Mary Ann Pain Holt were … Continue reading

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Adam and Claire Lewis rally BYU Students to Assemble 800 DfG Kits!

Yesterday we set a new DfG Assembly Record here in Utah!  Yes, I was a very proud Mom.  Claire and Adam have been planning and preparing for this DfG event for weeks.  Yesterday 100s of students, advisors, department leaders and … Continue reading

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Trust in thine own untried capacity

Trust in thine own untried capacity As thou woulds’t trust in God himself. Thy soul is but an emanation from the whole. Thou dost not dream what forces lie in thee. Vast and unfathomed as the grandest sea. No man … Continue reading

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Farewell, Old Friends. 20-year-old sofas retired.

These friends have been beyond thread-bare for a few years.  Our beloved sofas were replaced today.  It was sad to see them taken out–it felt sort of like putting a family pet down.  We have lived on these sofas for a long … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Claire Elizabeth Lewis, b. 18 Feb 1994

Today is our Claire’s Birthday.  She is 21.  An Adult now.  Oh My.  How did that happen? Below are Claire’s first words, which started when she was 20 months old.  These words pretty much give you a feel for Claire at … Continue reading

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Utah Days for Girls February News!

Another month, overwhelming with goodness has gone by! This is a month of LOVING and sharing. Thank you, each of you for your part in helping in so many ways. We’ve had so many heartfelt donations come in this month. … Continue reading

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A Chocolate or a Radish?

Given the choice between a piece of chocolate and a radish, I’d pick the radish. My dear husband, after almost 25 years of marriage, always brings roses and chocolates home for me on Valentine’s Day.  This year he went to … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Delivery!

Meet Lily Chappell, adorable daughter of Christine Chappell, a dear friend from Heber City who never fails to bring me to tears every time she drops by.  Christine never really just “drops by” she DELIVERS.  I have just received her … Continue reading

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