Knittin’ Nate

Knittin’ Nate

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Dad, a Visionary who thinks he is a Command Man, came in from work and passed his son without speaking. He is known for his remarkable self-control—sometimes resembling an explosion that happens inside an unexpandable enclosure. Passing into another room, he stiffly leaned over and whispered into his wife’s ear, every word stiltedly punctuated in a monotone voice that had been carefully stripped of any emotion, “Do you know what my son is doing?” Mom answered without bothering to look up, “Sure. He is knitting himself a neck scarf.” “My son? Knitting?” he uttered, still only inches from her ear.… Read More
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Tying Strings and Bows

Debi Pearl

Over the years, families develop patterns or habits. We were no exception.

June 1997
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The Country Store

Michael Pearl

I like all kids and old people; it is those in between that I have…well enough said there.

August 1996
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Family Productions

Michael Pearl

I recently met a little three-year-old girl who is the product of life with her parents.

August 1996
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Sunshine or…

Rebekah Rising

Hand in hand, I’ve walked beside Him In the sunshine of my days. And with joy I’ve always followed Down the flower-strewn pathways. He has led me with his blessings Far from all my toil and care. O’er the mountain … Read more

July 1996
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An Idea We Tabled

An Idea We Tabled

Michael Pearl

Until recently, our family didn’t sit down at a table, we sat down at a continent.

June 1996
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Tying Strings Beards

Michael Pearl

Last week when I was mildly suffering from loss of a wisdom tooth, I drifted down to where some of the saints were playing volley ball.

June 1996
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He Touched Me

Rebekah Rising

Struggling in the crowd

Jostled by the throng

Desperate just to touch Him

May 1996
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Reinforcements Coming

Rebekah Rising

There is a mighty army, Being trained to stand and fight, A battlefield of soldiers…

March 1996
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Cause I’m Young

Rebekah Rising

Rebekah Pearl, 12 years old

August 1995
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Mama’s String of Pearls

Rebekah Rising

Mama’s string of Pearls began When Mama met that big Pearl man. He smiled at her and Mama knew No other Pearl would ever do. The string was tied and soon twas’ clear Another Pearl would soon be here. A … Read more

April 1995
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