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A Plan of Happiness

Sorry I haven't written in a while. I have been contemplating a lot on the Plan of Salvation or another name for it is the Plan of Happiness.
 I recently found out that my Grandfather died. He had Alzheimer's so we were already losing him piece by piece. It was heartbreaking seeing him that way. It is hard losing a loved one. I now know that I had already guessed when the time came it would be hard but not as hard as I thought. So today I want to share something that gives me peace about my Grandfather who I grew up calling Papa.
The Plan of Happiness Mine or your life didn't begin at birth and it won’t end at death. That is an amazing thing to know! It doesn't end with death. Before we came to earth, our spirit lived with Heavenly Father who created us. You and I knew Him, and He knew and loved us. He had a plan for us and we all knew it would be hard. But He isn't going to leave us alone to roam in the dark. He promised His spirit would be there when we needed H…

April ALREADY!?

I can't believe it is already April and in 2 more months the year will be half over! AH!
Sixth We believe in the same organization that existed in the Primitive Church, namely, apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, and so forth.
Primitive church? being the first or earliest of the kind or in existence, especially in an early age of the world (dictionary.com) Apostles? The organization of twelve apostles who are chosen as special witnesses of Christ to all the world.

Prophets? Like the prophets of old, prophets today testify of Jesus Christ and teach His gospel.

Pastors? We call them Bishops but it means, Greek episkopos, meaning “overseer,” an office or position of responsibility. Hence, Jesus is called the “Bishop of your souls” (1 Pet. 2:21–25). Judas is also spoken of as having a “bishoprick,” reflecting the fact that the Twelve are overseers (Acts 1:20; D&C 114).

Evangelists? evangelist is defined as a patriarch

We have all of these in the restored church! I don…