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Why Should I Care About the Feasts of the Ancient Hebrews? Amazing Connections to the Hebrew Language, Leviticus, and the Second Coming

Throughout my life, I’ve heard references to the different feasts of the ancient Hebrews, such as Sukkoth and the Feast of the Trumpets. I used to have no idea about what they meant. I’m gradually coming to know why they … Continue reading

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5/24/22 Tree of Life Mama’s Game of the Week: Oh the Places You’ll Go! Perfect for End of School Year and Graduation Parties!

Tree of Life Mama’s tabletop game of the week is Oh the Places You’ll Go! board game, based on the picture book of the same name by Dr. Seuss. I found this at a thrift store for $5! What a … Continue reading

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May 2022 Story #2 of An Ordinary and Heroic Mom: Anna S. Merrill Daines

Today’s mom story for our Mother’s Day month of May is about Anna Stoddard Merrill Daines. Pictured above is her gravestone in the Provo UT City Cemetery. I happened upon this story about Anna and her husband, Robert Henry Daines … Continue reading

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May 2022 Story #1 of an Ordinary and Heroic Mom

Even though Mother’s Day is over, I’m going to keep blogging about the power of moms. I had hoped to do more blog posts of mother stories before Mother’s Day but only got two done. Story #1 in my countdown … Continue reading

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Best Video on the Wonders of the Tabernacle and the Connections to the Temple Today

Last week’s video on the Latter-day Media YouTube Channel with Rhonda and Farrell Pickering was SOOO AMAAAAZING! It goes with last week’s Bible study of Come, Follow Me. That study involves Exodus 35-40, Leviticus 1, 16, and 19. Have you … Continue reading

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Debrief of Relative Race Season 9 With All Four Teams!

Did you watch the Season 9 Finale of Relative Race last Sunday? I did! If you’d like to watch a debrief of the season with all four teams, watch below! I was so sympathizing with Tiffany of Team Red when … Continue reading

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2022 Countdown to Mother’s Day Story #2: “The Wind Beneath Her Wings”

Today’s story as I countdown to Mother’s Day is that of Abigail May Alcott, mother of Louisa May Alcott, the author of Little Women. Most people don’t know her story as she is not as famous as her author daughter. … Continue reading

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Top 10+ Beautiful Tabletop Games for Moms as Mother’s Day Gifts

Forget the flowers and chocolate. The flowers die and the chocolates get eaten. They are delightful, I’ll grant you, although transitory pleasures. OK, so better yet, for upcoming Mother’s Day, go for the flowers and chocolate, but add a board … Continue reading

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2022 Countdown to Mother’s Day Story #1: The Prophetic Mother of a Missionary Turned Pastor

Just like I’ve done for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, I’m going to share some stories as we approach Mother’s Day. I just love the power of mothers. This power is not always seen right away, it sometimes won’t even bear … Continue reading

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Making the Sabbath a Delight: Sunday Gameschooling

If you’ve read my blog for very long, you know how much I love board games. I love to use them for homeschooling, to teach so many topics: language arts, math, art, music, science, geography, history, logic and reasoning, strategy, … Continue reading

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