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  • SPOILER...This is an incredible talk...

    4/18/2015 8:48:33 PM, by JLAMING263

    The music of the gospel is the joyful spiritual feeling that comes from the Holy Ghost. It brings a change of heart.
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  • Weekly Email & Blog Check-In

    4/18/2015 6:04:25 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Happy Saturday Everyone I hope you are having a great weekend! I had fun taking my boys to their soccer game today. Our youngest scored a goal to help the team win 3-2. Both teams played well with good sportsmanship. I'm getting the url for my weekly email that goes out late tonight. I... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    4/17/2015 9:09:46 PM, by JLAMING263

    This may be an unpopular post, but here goes... A family built on the marriage of a man and woman supplies the best setting for God’s plan to thrive.
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  • SPOILER...Fear

    4/16/2015 11:59:08 AM, by JLAMING263

    Unlike worldly fear that creates alarm and anxiety, godly fear is a source of peace, assurance, and confidence.
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  • SPOILER...Family

    4/15/2015 11:44:40 AM, by JLAMING263

    Family is the center of life and is the key to eternal happiness.
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  • SPOILER...

    4/14/2015 10:58:04 AM, by JLAMING263

    The Savior provides His gospel as a light to guide those who choose to believe in and follow Him.
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  • SPOILER...

    4/13/2015 10:53:43 AM, by JLAMING263

    It is up to each of us to set the priorities and to do the things that make our soil good and our harvest plentiful.
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  • SPOILER...

    4/12/2015 7:59:35 AM, by JLAMING263

    As covenant-keeping women and men, we need to lift each other and help each other become the people the Lord would have us become.
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  • Weekly Email & Blog Check-In

    4/11/2015 6:02:38 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone! I just arrived home from our spring break vacation to Yosemite (4 hour drive in our FULL minivan since we bring most of our food on vacations :)). I hope you like this week's email sharing some of our adventures. Here are larger versions of the photos in the email. It was f... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    4/11/2015 10:07:31 AM, by JLAMING263

    The end of all activity in the Church is to see that a man and a woman with their children are happy at home, sealed for eternity.
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  • SPOILER...

    4/10/2015 2:40:20 PM, by JLAMING263

    I give my witness that the living Christ sends the Holy Ghost, the Comforter, to those we are pledged to help Him comfort.
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  • SPOILER...

    4/9/2015 1:15:08 PM, by JLAMING263

    Let us help build the kingdom of God by standing up boldly and being defenders of marriage, parenthood, and the home. - Bonnie L. Oscarson
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  • SPOILER...Music

    4/9/2015 10:40:34 AM, by JLAMING263

    Some of the greatest sermons are preached by the singing of hymns. Hymns move us to repentance and good works, build testimony and faith, comfort the weary, console the mourning, and inspire us to endure to the end.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    4/8/2015 9:09:09 AM, by JLAMING263

    We each belong to and are needed in the family of God.
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  • SPOILER...Family

    4/7/2015 9:36:39 AM, by JLAMING263

    In order for us and our families to withstand the pressures of the world, we must be filled with light and gospel truth. - Cheryl A. Esplin
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  • SPOILER...Easter

    4/6/2015 11:15:42 AM, by JLAMING263

    Express gratitude for Jesus Christ's gifts As we celebrate Easter, May we offer prayers of gratitude for His great and marvelous gifts to us.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    4/5/2015 1:00:39 PM, by JLAMING263

    D&C 76:22-24 And now, after the many testimonies which have been given of him, this is the testimony, last of all, which we give of him: That he lives! For we saw him, even on the right hand of God; and we heard the voice bearing record that he is the Only Begotten of the Father—That by him, and... Read more

  • Happy Easter

    4/5/2015 12:19:09 PM, by KESTRYLL

    I would like to wish all my friends here a very Happy Easter. I attended a very lovely Sunrise Service and a light breakfast afterwards served by the men of the church, it is very beautiful weather out right now and I am going to take a walk.... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    4/4/2015 4:32:46 PM, by JLAMING263

    "The guilt that accompanies mistakes can be washed away. If we seek to understand His Atonement, we will come to a deep reverence for the Lord Jesus Christ, His earthly ministry, and His divine mission as our Savior." —Boyd K. Packer... Read more

  • Weekly Email & Blog Check-In

    4/4/2015 1:45:20 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone I hope you are having a great weekend! I had fun taking my boys to play tennis on Saturday. One of my goals is to help them get good enough to play a real match against me, which might not take that long :). Feel free to share any highlights from the past week or goals for ne... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    4/3/2015 11:10:21 AM, by JLAMING263

    "The important questions focus on what matters most—Heavenly Father’s plan and the Savior’s Atonement." —M. Russell Ballard... Read more

  • New Look!

    4/2/2015 3:29:11 PM, by VEG_GIRL04

    As a reward for my hard work and progress I decided to change my look! Last night after several hours in a beautiful salon - I came out feeling like a whole new woman! Happy to get the extra weight of hair gone for the summer! And to try something new! In some of these picture... Read more

  • SPOILER...Happy

    4/2/2015 10:35:55 AM, by JLAMING263
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  • A Complicated Effort

    4/1/2015 1:14:20 PM, by JPARKER47

    In the winter of 2000-2001, I underwent probably the most dramatic and borderline alarming shift in my weight that I will ever experience. In the span of a few months, I went from weight close to 245 lbs (in January) down to around 170 (by April). It wasn’t healthy, it wasn’t good in any way. ... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    4/1/2015 9:15:45 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Challenges help us become more like our Father in Heaven." —Richard G. Scott... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    3/31/2015 5:14:08 PM, by JLAMING263

    "Loving-kindness is required, but a follower of Christ—just like the Master—will be firm in the truth." —Dallin H. Oaks... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    3/30/2015 10:51:28 AM, by JLAMING263

    The Family is Ordained of God...
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  • SPOILER...

    3/29/2015 8:16:46 AM, by JLAMING263

    "God and Christ are literally a Father and a Son—separate, distinct, individual beings who are wholly unified in Their purpose." —Robert D. Hales... Read more

  • Weekly Email & Blog Check-In

    3/28/2015 6:29:20 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi Everyone! I hope you liked this week's email about my trip to Chicago and other fun information. Chicago was fun, but coooold and windy. Share any highlights from your week or goals for next week. SparkCheers! 529 ... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    3/28/2015 10:41:46 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Rich or poor, we are to “do what we can” when others are in need." —Jeffrey R. Holland... Read more

  • New Job, New Plan

    3/27/2015 1:36:39 PM, by KESTRYLL

    I start a new job on Monday. It is in the same building, just different field. I work at a State Hospital in dietary and now I will be a Psychiatric Technician. I think this will help with weight loss and feeling better about myself because I will be able to pack my own healthy lunch. Hopefully, I w... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    3/27/2015 11:56:24 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Absolute truth exists in a world that increasingly disdains and dismisses absolutes." —David A. Bednar... Read more

  • Working Out - Pug Style!

    3/26/2015 11:08:20 AM, by VEG_GIRL04

    I recently read a great article in the Wall Street Journal about the newest trend if workout clothes - bright and crazy yoga pants! Luckily for me - I had just recently purchased a few pairs with a Victoria Secret giftcard and some prodding from a friend who was with me to "not just get black." Who ... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    3/26/2015 10:41:09 AM, by JLAMING263

    General Conference Watch the inspiring messages of general conference.
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  • SPOILER...

    3/25/2015 11:58:08 AM, by JLAMING263

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ opens the path to what we may become." —D. Todd Christofferson... Read more

  • SPOILER...Agency

    3/24/2015 8:06:03 PM, by JLAMING263

    "We cannot force God’s children to choose the way to happiness. God cannot do that because of the agency He has given us." —Henry B. Eyring... Read more

  • SPOILER...Obedience to The Ten Commandments

    3/23/2015 4:25:21 PM, by JLAMING263
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  • SPOILER...

    3/23/2015 10:54:29 AM, by JLAMING263

    "The Lord’s way to help those in temporal need requires people who out of love have consecrated themselves and what they have to God and to His work." —Henry B. Eyring... Read more

  • SPOILER...Agency

    3/22/2015 6:54:30 PM, by JLAMING263

    "A strong human spirit with control over appetites of the flesh is master over emotions and passions and not a slave to them. That kind of freedom is as vital to the spirit as oxygen is to the body! Freedom from self-slavery is true liberation!" —Russell M. Nelson... Read more

  • Weekly Email & Blog Check-In: Sweets in Schools

    3/21/2015 6:25:02 PM, by SPARKGUY

    Hi everyone! I had a fun time at my son's soccer game today (Saturday). He won 3-1. I like standing for the 90 minutes or so at the games since I sit a fair amount at a computer. I hope you liked this week's email with my note to our school about the food in school. I didn't know this a... Read more

  • SPOILER...Agency

    3/21/2015 9:28:50 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Each day is a day of decision, and our decisions determine our destiny." —Russell M. Nelson AND OUR HEALTH...... Read more

  • SPOILER...

    3/20/2015 12:32:55 PM, by JLAMING263

    "While serving others, we are most likely to plead for the companionship of the Holy Ghost. Success in the Lord’s service always produces miracles beyond our own powers." —Henry B. Eyring... Read more