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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!

Dad’s Best Dating Advice–How to cut the tail off a dog

I was single for a very long time. During that time, there were a fair number of boys in and out of my life. Sometimes those boys wanted to stay longer than they were welcome, and, being a soft-hearted person, … Continue reading

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40 Years Commemorating the Revelation on the Priesthood given 8 June 1978

On 8 June 1978, I was attending BYU when the news of the revelation on the Priesthood reached the airwaves.  The excitement on campus was explosive!  I stood in line at a pay phone in the Harold B. Lee Library, … Continue reading

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Go to the light.

God always answers prayers. When we feel we aren’t getting an answer, we might need to step back and see the bigger picture. “Darkness is not an indication that there is no light. Most often it simply means we’re not … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2018: Lewis Yard Care at it’s Best!

This morning John’s siblings and their families converged on our yard in Orem for Memorial Day, helping to make it ready for our return in a few weeks!  What an excellent service!  Wow, we are so grateful!The rain gutters at … Continue reading

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“The dead enter and pass among us in living love and in memory.” –Wendell Berry

We are just a few last weeks away from returning to our home and to our children in Orem.  I feel their hearts pulling me home.  It’s almost time. My missionary mother’s heart longs to be here, but my mother’s … Continue reading

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What a secure thought! What a day in which to live!

“What a terrific time to be alive! The gospel of Jesus Christ is the most certain, the most secure, the most reliable, and the most rewarding truth on earth and in heaven, in time and in eternity. Nothing—not anything, not … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2018

I love my family.  I love my family.  I love my family.  I love my family.

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