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The Top Ten Things We Learned on Our Mission

If you work at something for a year and a half you should learn something.  If you work at something for a year and a half you should accomplish something.  We feel good about what we have learned and accomplished … Continue reading

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Born of the Water and of the Spirit

Steady growth.  Good steady growth. That is what we see with the expansion of the church in Virginia. In 1841, Joseph Smith commented on the expansion of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.  He wrote about it in the Wentworth … Continue reading

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“Yet ofttimes a secret something”

We have our quirks.  Here’s one of mine.  I love to leave home and go on vacation.  You get to enjoy the planning, the anticipation, being with family and friends, there are new places and good times.  Then, even before … Continue reading

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Oakwood Cemetery

The focal point of our mission is institute.  The Institute of Religion program of the church benefits young people ages 18-30.  We love everything about institute.  We love preparing to teach, learning, teaching, and attending.  Most of all we love the young … Continue reading

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Then and Now

Walter Mitty was an anomaly.  Once in a while we daydream, but in reality, waking hours are spent in the “now” of our lives. That being said, it is pleasant to spend time in the happy “then” of our past. … Continue reading

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Hunter Jumper

A year ago, when the  call came to serve as Church Education System Missionaries (CES) missionaries in Charlottesville, VA, we asked ourselves what will we do?  A year later we have lots of answers.  Each day is different.  We pray, study, … Continue reading

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The Blueprint

“If one matched the blueprint of Christ’s original Church against every church in the world, it will only match one, the LDS Church” (Tad R. Callister, CES Devotional – January 2014) Many of us have personalized classic speeches by General … Continue reading

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