Saturday, October 2, 2010

There is going to be a temple in...

I can't even begin to express the joy that this simple announcement brought to my heart today! I have prayed that a temple would be built here so that I could go more often! What a wonderful blessing and answer to my prayers (I know so many others have been praying for this same blessing)!
I feel so blessed and thankful today!!

I have dreamed so many times of being able to...

* go with my husband to the temple for a date night
(and not have to drive over 2 hours to get there)
* take my children OFTEN and walk with them on the temple grounds
* go for a drive and see that most beautiful building lit up at night

My DREAMS are coming TRUE...

“Let us be a temple-attending people. Attend the temple as frequently as personal circumstances allow. Keep a picture of a temple in your home that your children may see it. Teach them about the purposes of the House of the Lord. Have them plan from their earliest years to go there and to remain worthy of that blessing.”

"May you let the meaning and beauty and peace of the temple come into your everyday life..."
--President Howard W. Hunter October 1994 General Conference

This is my special temple!
This is the Frankfurt, Germany temple where my best friend and I were sealed together for time and all eternity!! Oh how I love this place... Heaven on Earth!!

Can You Guess?

I have decided that I need to do better at saving money when I grocery shop! Now, I don't do that bad normally but I do know that with some effort I could do better. So, tonight I went to the store with coupons and my list in hand! Here are the "fruits" of my labors!!

Can you guess how much I spent on all of this?
How much do you think it all actually retailed for?

The total is............!?