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4th of July Eve & Freedom to Be

Dear Sister Robertson, AKA, Sister Vancouver, AKA, Devon! Hi, Sis! Happy Independence Day (USA). SO my computer is working again. Independence! I had some issues, as I often do. Many of these problems are ones I create for myself and … Continue reading

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Musing on Loyalty

I’ve been thinking…  about Loyalty.  I’m not sure I view myself as all that Loyal.  I want to be.  I want to see the best in others and to celebrate life.  I am fairly true to myself.  I believe in … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday/ Dedication

Hi Mom:) That is so sad and touching that Justin blessed Robert’s baby:'(I am so grateful to know that Families are eternal, and Chandace, Robert, and Phoenix will be together forever. I gave a talk in sacrament yesterday on temples, … Continue reading

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Email from My Maple Leaf Daughter: Butter Knives & The Ides of March

Butter knives?……and the Ides of March?  Hmmmmm. Salutations! This week has felt like an eternity for me. It is good to be writing to you all again:) Last Monday, after emailing you all, we went to Royal Roads University. Otherwise … Continue reading

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Marching on…and Wanting to Fly

(and to think it could happen on…..Robertson Street) Hello All! I am now in Victoria! It is very beautiful and warm here, which I appreciate. My new companion is Sister B., and we are quite similar. We both like toast … Continue reading

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#Missionary Monday!!: Guess Who Got Transferred? :)

Here is my new nametag. Only…….it might say this: #IAmHappyBecauseSheIsHappy Maybe I should have a black #HashtagNametag.  Then I would feel official. I am getting into the hashtag thing….because I can. Not because I know what I am doing.  Mostly … Continue reading

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Rearview Mirrors & Morning Prayers

Every morning she prayed, wearing a familiar hopeful template overlay on her mind like a freshly knitted beanie. Like a most loved warm, angora sweater on the heart. She willed the day to take shape happily, colorfully, like vapor streams … Continue reading

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Letters to My Sicilian Son…the Kissy One!!!

Re: Letter to My Italian Sicilian Son Heidi Robertson <hrobertson@nsummit.org> To: Donavon McKay Robertson <donavon.robertson@myldsmail.net> Date: 9/1/2014 11:52 AM Wow, Donavon! So much has changed in the last year. Sad to hear about your friend, Salvatore’. Is he the one … Continue reading

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Oh, NO! I Am Probably Getting High on Sharpies!

I am at the kitchen table amid Tums, pineapples, and sundry sharpies. Also are some uncooked, anatomically correct yams that I won at the swim team white elephant a month ago. We are eating sugar cones and fresh pineapple for … Continue reading

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Own Physician?

http://www.thehiddenmanna.org/physician-heal-thyself/ Jesus was mocked by the home town crowd. In one of His greatest hours of need he was a man of sorrow and acquainted with grief. If anyone could cure himself, it would be Jesus. But he chose His … Continue reading

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