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Book Review: Joy in the Covenant by Julie B. Beck

      This book is by Julie Beck, one of my all-time favorite women leaders of my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sister Beck has a way of just telling it like it is. Like … Continue reading

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Come Follow Me: Week #19, What I Learned at the Smithsonian Institute When My Toenails Were About to Fall Off

Sorry for being so long in blogging. I went on this amazingly epic trip with some of my homeschool mom friends, one homeschool dad friend, and their kids to Washington D.C. recently. Hence the blogging hiatus. Getting ready for such … Continue reading

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Married Date Night Movie Review: No Greater Love

  DH and I watched the movie No Greater Love a few months ago for a date night at home. The acting is a bit stiff, but it was still enjoyable. It’s a wonderful movie to watch as a married … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Come, Follow Me: Week #17

Did you all have a happy Mother’s Day! I sure did. It redeemed “The Mothers’ Day from Hell” that I had two years ago. That happened as I was driving out of state and totaled my car in a head-on … Continue reading

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A New Book for Anyone to Glimpse the Beauty of God and the Hebrew Language

  Many blog posts ago, when I was referring to what I learned in my Bible study by looking up a word in Hebrew, someone asked about how I learned about ancient Hebrew pictograms. I learned them from my friend … Continue reading

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The Best Toy Swords Ever

  Do your kids like sword play as much as mine do? With five boys in our family, we’ve had a variety of swords pile up around here in two decades’ times.     Nerf swords, no-brand-name swords from the … Continue reading

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When You Feel Broken, Know that God is There

Whew! We got child #3 off to college last week to start spring semester at BYUI. What a whirlwind! He was bound and determined to leave, despite his look alike baby brother’s protest that he stay home. I have loved … Continue reading

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