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Jenny Harris

Jenny is a star-gazing, book-clubbing mother of two. She has a Master’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies, which is mildly comical (but also a boon in parenting and relationships). Her kids will attest that she's crazy about reading aloud, time out of doors, and creative play. Her family's goal is the “abundant life,” as prescribed by Jesus.

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Better Gifts for God

My Heavenly Father insists that all He wants from me is the simple heart-felt stuff, but sometimes I settle on a second-rate offering.

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Restoration of Soul

Amulek, Zeezrom, Lamoni.* I LOVE these characters because each one was a far cry from holy. Amulek chose comfort over sacrifice (Alma 8), Zeezrom made

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Halfway

There is a detail of Jesus’ story that I love, I wonder, have you noticed?— Jesus saved us in the “meridian of time,” right smack

But Have You Noticed?

“When I want to take God at His word exactly, I take a peep out the window at His Creation. Because that, darling, He makes

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Just Be Faithful

Yes, these are the last days and prophesies of harrowing events will come to pass. But we can live with faith even through the turmoil.

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Longsuffering

Longsuffering. It’s the phrase that I underlined in my scriptures this week. At the time I couldn’t see why the word was important. But now

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Truth-Telling Love Songs

Maybe it’s a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Relationships, or maybe I’m just old enough to understand what song lyrics mean.  End result? Most

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The Meaning of All Things

“ I know that he loveth his children; nevertheless, I do not know the meaning of all things” (1 Nephi 11:17). I first became aware

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