Don’t wait until it’s dirty
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Tuesday evening I got to help with cleaning the Provo City Center temple. I was impressed with how thorough we were instructed to clean, considering it’s cleaned to the same extent every day! One of my ward members commented on … Read More

Relationships are Gifts
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This week I pondered about relationships, and the Spirit taught me a new way of looking at them (my HWN this week)… A relationship is a gift — an ongoing gift of ourselves. Relationships can’t be earned or deserved, they … Read More

Architecture in Boston
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During my morning break from the conference, I drove to a local lake and enjoyed the view. There’s so much water here! After the conference, my coworker Jennifer and I took a bus into Boston, and enjoyed the sights :) … Read More

My Recovering Body
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I started feeling under the weather this afternoon — feeling weak and achy, and I have a headache. After work, I laid down for about 15 minutes, and already felt much better :) I was able to meet my siblings … Read More

Super Smith Supper #4
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This morning at stake conference, Elder Schweizter of the second quorum of the seventy, invited us to take risks… saying: “Heavenly Father wants you to take heavenly risks.” “Too many people make too many plans.” “Maybe you have doubts about the … Read More

Dinner shouldn’t be stressful!
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Dinner should be relaxing. I like eating :) Yet so often, I don’t enjoy my meals… Today was longer than normal, due to a conference I attended after work (with John and Julie Gottman, if you’ve heard of them). My … Read More

Family is Heaven
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Meeting Jennifer in the celestial room of the temple was probably my highlight (and HWN) today :) One of our family friends said “You made it to heaven!” And I think family and friends are what make it heaven!

Life is about relationships
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The most depth in life comes from relationships :) They can bring the greatest joy and security and also the worst pain and despair. Today was a joy and security day, and I heard HWN in my relationships with friends … Read More

Lacking revelation
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I heard HWN on an evening walk :) I went to enjoy the relatively warm weather and seek revelation. And what did I find? (Other than just about every couple in Provo… I think today was go-for-a-romantic-evening-stroll day!) Not much… in fact, … Read More

Grandpa DeMar’s testimony
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We had a wonderful family dinner at my aunt’s house tonight :) We took time for everyone to share testimonies of something they learned from church today. I recorded some of the things my grandpa shared (my HWN today): I missed … Read More

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