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Thank you so much for doing my taxes always dad, you are the best! I am good clothing wise, the weather here is actually really pleasant and I love when it rains! I think we can wear hats but I don't really need one because the weather is just honestly... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at emma
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I woke up to an email from FamilySearch telling me about a simple game (Ancestor Challenge) I could play to see how well I knew the faces of my ancestors. It was quick, and I meet people I didn't know... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at a simple inspiration
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If you are new here, you might not know that this beautiful woman is my maternal grandmother. Her name was Hermila Lidia Salinas Alba, affectionately known as Guelita to our family. How I loved Guelita. I still do. She died... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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I got the package and everyone is so jealous haha they all want mothers like you! I missed not talking to you guys as well. Ok, so the past two weeks have been kind of crazy! Really awesome but busy. I left the CCM Tuesday morning at 4:30 on a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2018 at emma
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The new study guide from TheSmallSeed was just released, and after looking at it, I can't wait to study and read the words. I always love a place to start my study. I have found that reading chronologically is not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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the remaining 2 Japanese bowls from the set, all the others have been broken and discarded I have been thinking a great deal about obedience and the refinement that comes as we submit our will to God's. Often I hear... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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Easter weekend was especially lovely this year as it coincided with General Conference ('Conference is awesome "updates coming soon). I always love spending time with my family listening to the servants of the Lord. Like every year there are changes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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"I glory in plainness; I glory in truth; I glory in my Jesus, for he hath redeemed my soul from hell." (2 Nephi 33:6) This Easter morning my heart is filled with a love that cannot be adequately expressed for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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One of our favorite parts of Easter week is our poster and photos from TheSmallSeed. (Spanish version found here) The children look forward to adding the pictures and I noticed this year as we were talking about the different events... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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Our Easter poster has quickly become our favorite new Easter tradition. You can download it at TheSmallSeed for this beautiful Easter: Holy Week events. The children were not thrilled about an Easter photo together, but they obliged me. I love... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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I was recently stopped at the grocery store by the daughter of a friend who was so kind and thoughtful, thanking me for something I had done. It was a random encounter with a stranger that has happened before and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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Hey Mom!!! Thanks for the email, that was perfect! It sounds like everyone is doing really really well at home! Is Ben doing well in football? That is going to be so good for him. Also I am SO excited for Kate!! Haha i can´t believe she thought she wouldn't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at emma
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As I walked past the Easter creche, I noticed that Christ was back behind everything. As I reached out to right the piece that one of the children had toppled over, I stopped to seen and understand the significance. One... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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I had the opportunity to meet Emily Belle Freeman (you can find out more about her here) recently, and I wish I had more time to talk about the remarkable woman that she is. Humble and kind, patient and wise,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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Life has felt a little out of sync lately. Not sure why. Perhaps because most of my belongings have been in quarantine the last few weeks from a brush with bedbugs. We don't mess with bedbugs. We have had them... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at a simple inspiration
Mom!!! Those pictures are amazing oh my goodness!! I am just about in tears you guys are so beautiful!! Also sweet Sophia, please tell her I love her so much and I wish I could see her dance, I am sure it is wonderful!!! How is everything?? Perfect with the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at emma
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Hey everyone, We have p day a day early this week! Okey dokey so here´s what´s been cooking this week! It´s been such a good week and time is flying by! Time is going so so fast haha I have almost been here a month now and it´s crazy! I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at emma
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I often get asked how I study my scriptures. I have written bits and pieces here on the blog over the years; I even created a category: scriptures (journals and more). Lately, as I have been thinking about what scripture... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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Samantha and her Sunbeam class (3-4 year olds). It was a great visual for my feelings and inadequacy. I would never compare my life to that of Esther's in the magnitude of responsibility, but I have always looked at her... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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The first time I walked into the FamilySearch offices in Lehi for a meeting I saw these small plaques on the entrance wall, I wish I had taken a photo of the entire wall. I was so excited to send... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2018 at a simple inspiration
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As I awoke this morning I was again reminded how much I have neglected sharing the stories of our lives here the last few years. I decided that I needed to stop making excuses and just start again. I will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at a simple inspiration
God Loves Us There have been many instances in my life where I have felt God’s love for me. They’re easy to recall because those are the happiest moments in life, when you feel the encompassing and true love of our Father in Heaven. One such instance happened recently. As... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at emma
Hey guys!! I love you lots and I´m really loving it here as well. Email time is exactly one hour so that´s kind of stressful but good! The weather here is so nice and it is seriously beautiful at the CCM. We get to go to the temple every P-day... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at emma
Hey! I made it to the CCM safe and sound! It all went smoothly and my companion is really nice. I love you all lots and I can't wait to talk to you more later. Love, Hermana Kimball Editor's note: We learned that the Missionary training center is called the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at emma
Hey! Wow, things look like they are awesome at home!! Haha, chore charts and all! I miss those kids, they are the best! I am really glad RootsTech was a success!! It sounded pretty awesome. I have been thinking about Ammon too this week. He is a really good example... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at emma