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House

My family has started writing poems everyday and sharing them before we go to bed. We take turns reading our poems and then someone chooses a different, random topic to write about for the next day. One of our…

Knowing where you came from

I should first off admit that I didn’t ask my husbands permission to use this photo but I’m sure he wouldn’t mind. Last month we listened to his grandpa talk about their Scottish heritage. I was fascinated by the…

Family History

We all know what family history is. We have all heard many stories about the blessings of family history and that we should all do it. On Sunday afternoon, during General Conference, Dale G. Renlund spoke about family history.…

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…

We Lived In Heaven

Both of my grandmothers passed away before my twin sister and I were born. I was recently thinking about them, and I realized something so special that I felt like crying: Because my grandmas died before I came to…

“We’re Getting in that Water”

Years ago, I was serving in the Young Women’s Presidency in my ward in South Florida.  One night, at one of our weekly activities, a cute girl walked in the door, and walked into our hearts.  Ashleigh’s story is…

What Happens When You Turn it Off

Buzzzzzzzzzzzz! My phone alarm goes off. I roll out of bed and turn on the lights in my room. I get dressed and swing the fridge door open and grab my lunch – only moments before I get into…