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About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!

Grandma Elsa’s Persimmon Pudding

When I was a girl, we had a large Hichaya persimmon tree out by our mailbox along Road 52 in Reedley.  Persimmons are an old-fashioned fruit.  You don’t just eat a persimmon.  You pick them, set them out to ripen until … Continue reading

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City and Adam

One of my children went to BYU with an Art Scholarship.  One of them didn’t.

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A Tool for the Lord –Sis Lewis MLC Training

Today in our MLC, I shared some thoughts on being a tool in the hands of the Lord.  As I read the piece below, I asked each to make 2 lists–one of how someone else was a tool, and second, … Continue reading

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1,280 Days for Girls Kits leave from Yakima for Uganda!

In the middle of a crazy busy month of returning about 50 missionaries home after their work here was completed, and receiving about 60 new missionaries, we packed and sent about 1500 beautiful Days for Girls kits to Utah for … Continue reading

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My new selfie stick!

The Assistants found a selfie stick in their truck and brought it over to me.  They said, “Sister Lewis!  Now you can be in the group photos at Zone Conferences!”  The first try didn’t go so well.  Figuring out the … Continue reading

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Always remember them. . .

From our Sunday School lesson today: Referring to the pioneers, President Hinckley said: “I will never get over being thankful to them; I hope you never get over being thankful to them. I hope that we will always remember them. … Continue reading

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Keep you a diary, my friend

On Journal Writing, from the London Magazine, reprinted in the Deseret News 16 July 1862 From the Deseret News, July 16, 1862 If a man keeps no diary, the path crumbles away behind him as his feet leave it; and … Continue reading

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