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And the saints rejoiced in their redemption

At a YSA temple trip last weekend, I struggled to leave a strange, seemingly undefinable (albeit crushing) weight behind me as I served within hallowed walls. It almost took my crossing that threshold to realise how tightly I was wound. I certainly knew I needed that trip; I’d been looking forward to it, yearning for […]

The pelting of this pitiless storm

Very occasionally Londoners are able to tear their commuting eyes from their newspapers or books or phones and take in the advertisements that paste the walls of the underground tube carriages. The market research on this must be very broad because these ads are usually products for hair growth or Scandinavian-style furniture. So imagine my […]

Willing to Mourn With Those That Mourn

It’s my privilege to know exceptional people.  I’d like to say it’s because I’m picky about who I associate with, but truthfully I think Heavenly Father put His favourites in my path. Last night I got an email from one such favourite, and she reminded me of a great lesson. A young father in her […]

Navigating Through the Wilderness

I recently gave a presidency lesson in our Relief Society. I like giving presidency lessons because its a great opportunity to tap into the group as a whole and give them what I know they need- that’s the awesome power of the mantle; I don’t necessarily understand how it’s possible to know so much and […]