Monday, September 30, 2013

I hope you know too.

 
This past weekend Mr Nielson and I took our little Nie's to Sundance 
to enjoy the Harvest Market.
The beautiful fall surroundings were breathtaking. 
We took the ski lift to the top of the mountain to enjoy the fall colors.
 The weather was brisk and the mountains were tipped with snow.
These fall colors remind me of gorgeous jewels.
Deep reds, purples, oranges, and yellows.  
{FYI: These are the colors that inspired the colors for my wedding.}
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On Saturday I attended the wonderful Relief Society Conference.  
This is the annual conference for Mormon women worldwide. 
 It was a beautiful and uplifting evening.
My favorite talk was given my Linda S. Reeves. 
I am waiting for the transcript to become available so I can share 
 my favorite particular part with you.
It's about fire and bodies and covenants and trials. 
 I pretty much think she was talking to me.
You watch the video HERE.

My family has a busy week coming. Boss and Mary are visiting from Arizona 
along with Mr. Nielson's sister Diane and her husband Projector Dave
 {and some of their sweet family}
 to attend General Conference.  
This is one of my favorite times of the year!!!!
So many wonderful memories and traditions surround this time of year.  
I am so very excited.
I am proud of who I am and my Mormon faith.
I know who I am, I know where I am going, and I know God loves me.
This is evident by the beauty that surrounds me.  
I know this because despite my trials, I am happy.
I know because God gave me the tools to overcome challenges and hard things.
I hope you know this.
This knowledge is available for you too.
 It is for everyone of God's children...that's you.