Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Lesson Learned

The only problem with being a mother is that you learn as you go.  By the time I finally started to understand the Scout Merit Badge requirements Nathan had earned his Eagle.  And with the new adventure of a mission, … Continue reading

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Still Waiting . . .

“When we put God first, all other things fall into their proper place or drop out of our lives. Our love of the Lord will govern the claims for our affection, the demands on our time, the interests we pursue, … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

When asked what interesting people he met last week, Nathan’s reply was “Probably the most interesting person I met was Neil L. Anderson of the Twelve.  Or maybe Richard G. Maynes, President of the Quorum of the 70.  Or Gerald Causse, the … Continue reading

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A Good Week!

  7 cupcakes!  We love your son!  Thank you! Bishop Johnson Okay, doesn’t that just make a missionary’s mom smile?  A big thank you to Bishop Johnson’s sweet wife for making cupcakes – and what looks like a very tasty … Continue reading

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The Real Life of a Missionary

“Missionaries strive to follow Jesus Christ in both word and deed.  They preach of Jesus Christ and of his Atonement.  They teach of the literal restoration of Christ’s ancient church through the Lord’s first latter-day prophet, Joseph Smith . . … Continue reading

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The Best Two Years Begins

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”  Oliver Wendall Holmes As I read Nathan’s email this week, I was reminded of this quote.  So often as we go about … Continue reading

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