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For the beauty of the Earth.

Honestly. Can you please look at the pictures above and admit that I live in the most beautiful place ever? Life has taught me a lot lately about perspective. Everyone views things in their own way. Everyone has different beliefs and desires but we all strive to be happy. Tonight for FHE (Family Home Evening) I had the opportunity to hike in the beautiful mountains with nine other people. I was overcome with the love my Heavenly Father has for me and everyone around me. When you get to see the world in a new perspective, let's say from the top of a mountain, it's hard to question the reality of God's infinite love. Jesus Christ lives. He created this beautiful earth so we could live, grow, and experience things. Saturday my car window decided it didn't want to roll back up. I tried and tried to push it up but it wasn't budging. Today I took it to get it fixed. They told me it was going to cost over $200. $200 is a lot of money for a college student. I was stressed and I was frustrated. I handed my car over and let them do their work. When they were done, the sweet man came over and told me he had good news. He said that it would only cost $131 since they didn't have to add any additional parts. There was blessing #1. Blessing #2 came a little later in the day. I had called my mom and told her all about my car issues and I guess she later had a conversation with Cal (my older bro) and explained to him my car situation. Next thing I know, Cal has sent me a picture message on my phone saying he transferred me $100. I cried instantly. I called him and thanked him and then we had a great conversation. I am so lucky to have the older brother that I do. I am grateful that in a period in my life where I don't have a lot of extra money and my budget is tight that he was able and selflessly willing to send his sister some money. I am grateful for his ability to work and to be successful in his job. It truly was the nicest thing ever. I am still in shock. Thank you so much, brother! The last blessing I will share with you today was already mentioned. I love the mountains. It is the place where I can be one with nature and one with the peace and quiet of life. I am so lucky to live here! Overall, it's been an interesting last couple of days. Hannah Jo is here from Florida and that has been the greatest thing ever. I am grateful for the time I get to spend with her. I am grateful for people I meet in my life and the things they teach me. I am grateful for my relationship with my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I am grateful, I am lucky, I am blessed. 


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