Tagged: love

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Yes, You’re Small, But Small is Not Nothing

The weekend after I gave birth, a friend sent me a poem. She’d written it months before, early in this pregnancy, on a day when I thought I might have started to miscarry. At...

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Building a Family

My youngest brother arrives home from his mission in two weeks, and combined with my sister planning a wedding, and all the changes coming up this year to our family structure, I’ve been pondering...

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I love Christmas. I love everything about it, especially the decorations and the food and the music and the social gatherings. But most especially, I love presents. It’s because of the anticipation. I love...

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I’ll Stand Tall

My plan was to move to a new ward and never go this past January. I was tired of crying through the sacrament every Sunday since the November 6th policy was announced. I was...

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Lovingkindness and Face Painting

In 2010, I started reading the Old Testament. I had read many parts of it before, but never straight through to completion. I came across the word lovingkindness while reading the Psalms and thought...