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EllenPatton

A Temple life

  If you prepare to live your life so that you can find yourself at the temple, you will be prepared to handle whatever comes (or doesn’t come) your way. “As we attend the temple, there can come to…

True Love, Important Questions, and: Why Seminary Matters

by Jenny Hutchins Whitcomb Once Upon A Time in 1961 a beautiful Simmons College nursing student named Priscilla fell in love and married a handsome young serviceman in the Navy whose name was Kenneth. Young Kenneth and Priscilla on…

Attending General Conference

When I was 16 I asked my parents if I could go to Salt Lake City for April General Conference.  They said I could go if I took the bus and took my little brother Charles with me (he…

Practicing Pure Religion

Yesterday I attended the missionary farewell of Emma, one of the girls I taught in Young Women, who is going to Spain.  In her talk she said that for 18 months she will focus on bringing others to Christ…

SUMMER BUCKET LISTS

I like to make lists of things I want to do during each season (especially since I live in New England and there are seasons!).  My summer bucket list this year has some things that I’ve still never done…

SUMMER SIDE HUSTLES

Summer is a good time to make extra money especially if you aren’t old enough to get a full-time job.  It’s easy to find work if you’re willing to put yourself out there and ask.  Lots of people will…

Meet My Friend Emily Whitcomb!

How old are you? I am 16 years old, almost 16 and a half, so on June 20th it is totally acceptable to bring me half a birthday cake and we’ll celebrate. Where do you live? It feels like…