Wednesday, July 25, 2012

I Love to See the Temple

I love to be able to attend the Temple. I love to be able to feel the Spirit so strong I feel like I must burst. I love to know that when I walk within those doors I am completely safe. Completely safe from all forms of abuse and negativity. I love that I can feel so close to our Father in Heaven and Savior there. I love that I can receive special answers to prayers there. I've been considering a part-time position at the University to help with our financial bind. It would only be 12 hours a week, but paid well enough that it would cover our rent every month. The problem is that it would mean I would be able to attend Cub Scouts on Wednesday evenings, and I could no longer consider working at the Temple with Matt again because I would have to work every Saturday morning. The position really did seem ideal to help our financial situation, but after receiving such sweet answers to my prayers I know now that it is not the answer. What I am to do is to devote the next few weeks off of school on my current callings, and to prepare to receive more assignments from the Lord. Right now we are serving on the Stake Public Affairs committee as Social Media Specialists (we are primarily responsible for the Stake Newsletter and FB page) and as Cub Scout Den Leaders over the Wolf Pack. I have also received a third calling within the ward, but haven't been sustained yet so can't divulge what that is quite yet. I'm quite excited for our current callings because they both challenge me greatly but appeal to the organizational and crafty sides of me that I enjoy using. I also received inspiration to talk to Bishop Yates about serving in the Temple again. I was hesitant before, but now know that is what the Lord wants me to do. I am so grateful for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am thankful to be a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I am thankful for a knowledge that I have a Heavenly Father who loves me more than I comprehend, and a Savior that was willing to suffer for my sins and lay his life down for me. I am thankful for continuing revelation and that I can receive answers to my prayers.


  1. Melissa, thanks for visiting my blog! I'm glad you have one also. I've read your past posts and I think you are one very brave and amazing young lady. I'm so thankful you and your husband moved to Ashland. I love your singing voice and I'm so grateful for your musical talent. In answer to your Farmer's Market question: It's every Sat. morning at the First Methodist Church on Claremont (Across from the video store) and every Wed. afternoon at 4pm in the parking lot by Home Hardware. It's usually the hot spot of Sat. morning! (Ok, I exaggerate just a bit!) Thanks again and I'll become a follower. See you tomorrow!

  2. You fooled me by posting twice so quickly, and I missed this post until this morning. I guess it wasn't just MY blog I was pushing to the side. :) I hope you find an answer soon to your job situation that fits your needs.