Tag Archives: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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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Seasons & Purposes

Our memories store mental images of places.  The two of us have memories of places in Charlottesville.  Places we saw so many times we will never forget them.  This post is about a few of those places.  They are places … 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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Water Weekend

We had a great weekend – lots of water.  It was a weekend that started well and ended even better. The water weekend started with a YSA ward pool party.  The party was held at the home of the high … Continue reading

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