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August 11, 2020

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TimothyMay 13, 2013

Isn't it interesting how our Father's plan made each of us beholding to our mothers and to the Savior. We wouldn't have life without either of them. Chances are, once our mothers are departed from this life, we will miss both her and the Savior equally; although our spirits probably miss our Savior more than our current conscious-self recognizes. Nevertheless, what a lovely comparison in similarities of personal heart-felt loss for one so beloved. Types and shadows...

Russ NickelMay 13, 2013

Your writings are always beneficial for me. This story is especially meaningful as my father was an artist, and we had trouble finding a home for his painting of the Cardston Temple. Thank you for sharing this poignant memory.

Diane JessenMay 13, 2013

This lovely story and your insight brought tears to my eyes. Yes, I believe the Lord loves each one of us enough to do all sorts of things for us that we would never imagine. Thank you for sharing this.

bhansonMay 9, 2013

Such a personal story that tugs at my heart. My mother had a similar unraveling of her life. Thanks for sharing! I felt your positive love and support of her even though it must have been difficult for you.

Robert CowartMay 8, 2013

Thank you Larry once again for a very moving story. I would like to add my request to see your Mothers picture. Bob Cowart

FrankieMay 8, 2013

I'd like to see this painting.

GlenMay 8, 2013

Larry, this is wonderful. I appreciate always the depth of your insight.

DarcyMay 8, 2013

What a wonderful, insightful tribute to your mother. Thank you for sharing your understanding of her and the sacred very special love the Lord has for her. She truly loved him and showed it by her dedication to him all of her life in spite of her tremendous trials. The lord knows who loves him. His sheep know his voice and do his will. She earned her place in the kingdom of God. Within this article some very important gospel truths are taught that many of us may never learn or even understand.

LeahMay 8, 2013

Wonderful! Now that's a mom I can relate to! Life is hard! and hard on us! What a lovely lady!!

KathyMay 8, 2013

Oh. What a sweet and touching story! I am in tears. Thank you for sharing. God bless you and your dear mother.

droundyMay 8, 2013

I'd love to see a picture of the painting, please.

TrishMay 8, 2013

Absolutely wonderful. I can always count on you to demonstrate insights and depth that simply astound me. Thank you so much!

Mimi AbreaMay 8, 2013

This is a powerful story, especially considering that it could not take place in one of our temples nowadays where all the art pieces are made especially for it. Thank you so much for sharing it, Larry.

Roslyn Huege de ServilleMay 8, 2013

Thank you for sharing such a precious memory.Despite what you may feel about the quality of the painting ,I am sure your Mother,s testimony still shines through it.Would have loved to have had that included in your inspiring article.By the way I am grateful for all your articles. Thank you.

marisMay 8, 2013

Beautiful!

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