Author Archives: Ann Laemmlen Lewis

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Do Not Procrastinate the Day of Your Repentance!

As I looked out over my garden today, I felt sad for these tomatoes.  They were still green a few weeks ago on the day before our first hard freeze.  That afternoon, before the storm blew in, I harvested any … Continue reading

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How I Eat Pomegranates

When my brother Eric visited last week, he brought several crates of produce from the home farm in Reedley.  Valencia juice oranges, tangerines, walnuts, persimmons, grapes and pomegranates.  I miss our fall harvest.  He also brought a few treats from … Continue reading

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Have I been one of those, never knowing??

I’m thinking about Jesus healing the sick, one by one. What if I’d been there then, with a hidden cancer in my body that I didn’t know was there. I wouldn’t have gotten in the line to be healed, leaving … Continue reading

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Person Number 8 Billion Born Today

Today the 8 billionth person on earth was born. Earth has added a billion people in just the last 12 years. I am just one.  But I know Jesus notices me.

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Winter–a Perfect Time to Rest

“The winter solstice time is no longer celebrated as it once was, with the understanding that this is a period of descent and rest, of going within our homes, within ourselves and taking in all that we have been through, … Continue reading

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The Process Begins: Meeting my Surgeon

I’m feeling more calm and more happy today after meeting with Dr Jennifer Tittensor, who will do the surgery on my breast.  She went over the biopsy results with me and the news is good.  The tumor is small–only 3 … Continue reading

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Donations for Zimbabwe

This morning we took a carload of donations for Zimbabwe to the LDS Humanitarian Center in Salt Lake.  I love visiting there to see all the good being done in the world.  Donations and volunteers bless so many lives.  These … Continue reading

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What is worth dying for is barely noticed.

It all matters. That someone turns out the lamp, picks up the wind-blown wrapper, says hello to the invalid, pays at the unattended lot, listens to the repeated tale, folds the abandoned laundry, plays the game fairly, tells the story … Continue reading

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Grandma Elsa’s House Dress Quilt

When Grandma Elsa died in June 1988, the family members came to the home to find treasures to remember her by.  According to my dad, what wasn’t taken was put in the yard for anyone to pick from before things … Continue reading

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Oh that I could make the magic last!

Utah has turned to winter in our absence.  There were several days of snow here while we were walking on the beach.  I am already missing Fall.

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