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Thursday, June 11, 2015

finding peace

this week got off to a bit of a rocky start with some stress at work-more than the average daily stress. in a lot of ways it set the tone for the week. i've felt stressed, overwhelmed, and anxious. i keep my life pretty busy, and i generally prefer it that way. i don't always give myself time for peace and quiet. sometimes i just need to escape the hustle and bustle of life and focus on more important things. 

for the past several years i've had the opportunity to serve as a volunteer in the salt lake temple. last night was my last night. i'm so grateful for the forced moments of peace, for the friendships, and for the spiritual experiences.

i started this assignment at a crazy busy time. i had no idea how to fit it in my schedule, but i knew it was the right thing for me to do. i've been so tremendously blessed, and i left last night full of emotion. finding peace is a challenge for me but also something that makes such a difference. i still can and will find peace inside the temple, but it's now up to me to find the time for it. 

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how do you find peace?
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  1. Same here, chicka! I am stressed beyond belief. I start my master's program on Monday. In the meantime this week, I've been working 50 hours a week, trying to prepare for my class, blogging, AND re-painting my entry way. Ugh. But I'm the same way...I prefer to stay busy!! Happy Friday!!

  2. I didn't know you worked at the temple. What a great way to find peace every week!!

  3. My husband was a veil worker at the LA Temple when we lived in Los Angeles, and back before we had kids keeping us busy we went a lot. It's a little harder to find/make time now, and we live a little further away, but I just love the feeling that comes when you walk through the temple doors!

  4. That's great that you were a temple worker! Justin and I try to go to the temple every month!


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