Hope through Tragedy

When I was a young child, we would often go to Maywood to go visit my grandmother.  She was always so much fun and I loved her with all my little girl heart.  My cousins also lived with her and so many times when we came to visit we would often play with our cousins.  I was slightly envious…

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The Family: A Proclamation to the World

Gordon B. Hinckley, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, proclaimed in September of 1995 about the importance of the family.  It is called a proclamation to the world.  I searched the word proclamation on Google and the definition it came up with was this, "a public or official announcement, especially one dealing with a matter…

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Why You Should Be Drinking More Water

Did you realize that over half our body contains water? Without this vital element, we would cease to exist. How long could we last without replenishing our body with water? Well, I am no expert but, for me, this past weekend has been eye-opening regarding this natural resource that too many people take for granted. Last week, I got…

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Even If It Was

I met Vickie last year while teaching a family history class.  I was impressed with the joy that radiated from her and then a few months later I heard her share a story about her son that really blew me away.  I was again impressed when she was able to pass through a horrible tragedy with a firm faith…

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Book of Mormon Series Scripture Mastery 2 Nephi 2:27

Every first day of the month the LDS Blog Train shares free ideas to help strengthen homes and families across the world.  In honor of the 4th of July coming up in just a few days, the theme for the blog train this month is "Religious Freedom."  I thought I would share a free scripture mastery that goes along…

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Family History: Family Home Evening Lesson 2

The Family History Lesson #2 is about the stories of your ancestors.  I thought it would be fun to talk about our ancestors and how they are Super Heroes because they truly are.  They sacrificed so much so that we could be blessed to live in this time.  I invited my parents over to share with my kids a…

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