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The Happiest Day of my Life

Today marks 62 years since what I as a child considered the happiest day of my life. And it gets better and better. On May 19, 1955 I was baptized. That day we celebrated Christ’s Ascension to Heaven, and I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, my Daughter and Friend!

Today I wish I already was in Fort Gibson. It’s my precious daughter’s birthday.           Caring companion           Admirable wife           Responsible daughter           Ingenious homemaker           Noble friend           Awesome mother When my grandson David was seven years old he … Continue reading

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My 18th Birthday—from Sad to Happy

The card I distributed on my Mission Tour at the time of this account I celebrated my 18th birthday in Sweden, on a Mission Tour in some churches in the southern part of the country. My parents and my three … Continue reading

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A Treasured but Lost Present

I’m sure we all have treasured presents, things that have been given to us in circumstances that mean a lot to us. Sometimes even treasured present get lost. Let me tell you about such a present! This is my birthday … Continue reading

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My Birthday Girl

Twenty-nine years ago (and a few more!) my late husband and I were missionaries in the city of Huancayo in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Some 75 miles away, in the mining town of La Oroya, was an American hospital. They had … Continue reading

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Ninety Five Years of God’s Blessings

My Dad had a very special celebration for his 95 years. He had his 5 children present, 7 grandchildren and spouses, and 16 great-grandchildren. (In total he has 19 grandchildren [one of them waiting for him in heaven] and 33 … Continue reading

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A Bittersweet Day

This day is somewhat bittersweet. Sweet in a sense that 45 years ago I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. Bitter, because I don’t have her anymore. Fourteen years ago she went to her heavenly home! Eva-Marie Elizabeth was … Continue reading

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