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Food 4 Thought Friday

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A little feast without the calories!!

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Food 4 Thought Friday ~ This week's questions:
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ Breakfast ~ What are three staples you always have in your fridge?  Pantry? There is always milk in my fridge – if there isn’t I go into panic mode.  In my pantry there is always cream of mushroom soup.
Lunch ~ What is one dinner you remember most from you childhood and why? One of the most vivid memories of a dinner is one where my mother made liver.  Now, I HATE liver!  The flavor is awful and the texture is worse!  I remember sitting there trying to figure out a way to get out of eating it when my mother got up from the table to go in the other room for something.  All of the sudden my dad (who ALWAYS ate whatever we had) stood up and grabbed the garbage can and said, “quick, everyone throw the liver in the can before your…

Week in Review 7/24/16

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Happy Pioneer Day! Lately I have been thinking a lot about my ancestors who were pioneers, those early members of the Church who literally sacrificed all they had so that I could be raised in a place where being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is not only easy but pretty much common place.  A place where all are free to worship in peace with little if no harassment.

Today several members of our ward reported on the recent "trek" they went on.  It was a stake activity where all of the youth were arranged into "families" with adult "Ma's & Pa's" at the head.  They reenacted a portion of the pioneer trek from Missouri to Utah - of course the stake only traveled 30 miles in 4 days instead of over 1,000 miles in 3-4 months.

The reports were all great, but a couple of them really touched me.  I honestly can't remember their words, but I was overcome with emotion as they talked of working together, helping each other, …