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Everything I Need to Know… (part 7)

Watch your step!

This is a lesson I had to learn early in life. They called me “Crash” for a little while thanks to my adventures in knocking out my three front teeth by falling down the stairs and breaking my arm not long after. I looked a bit like this little girl on the left…

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Everything I Need to Know… (part 6)

I get it from my dad.

Until I’d been a missionary for some time, I never quite realized just how much I have in common with my dad. My ridiculous sense of humor? Yeah. I get it from my dad… And I love it.

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Be true to the royal within

I know I’ve been talking a lot about family history recently, but it really is important to me. And I realized something the other day…

While looking back through several generations of my relatives, I’ve found that you don’t get very far back with records… Until you find royalty. It’s the royals from way back when that have really good records. The common people didn’t really have many records kept about them, which sometimes makes it difficult to find family. But that’s a topic for a whole other day.

I was thinking about royalty. Lots of little girls want to be princesses and marry princes and live in castles. While there’s nothing wrong with reaching high for your goals, I was wondering just how many of us have royal blood without realizing it. Because I, for one, have a lot of royal blood and I didn’t even know. It made me wonder… Am I being true to that? To the kings and queens of my past? Continue reading Be true to the royal within