"A (wo)man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of (her)his life in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of beautiful God has implanted in the human soul."- Goethe

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Great Family Beginnings

The St. George temple holds a special place in my heart. It is the place my parents were married, my grandparents were married and my great-grandparents were married. It's a sacred place full of historical and personal significance, so we made a stop on our family trip to pay tribute to great family beginnings:

It was gorgeous there! The weather couldn't have been more perfect, the landscaping was breathtaking, and we learned tons at the visitor's center about the construction and history of the building. Kirk even ran into an Australian acquaintance while we were there. Small world, etc.

We also managed to shatter the sacred silence with a 2-year-old tantrum (or three). Not the special tribute I imagined, but there you have it, if I'm being honest.

What places remind you of great family beginnings? I'd love to hear!


  1. I love that temple! We had the opportunity to go to the Seattle Temple recently. It has a similar special history for Robyn and her family. Her grandparents were sealed there, and her grandpa served as a sealer there for a number of years. It's always neat to visit places that have family significance.

    1. I love your temple-attending tradition! You two are amazing people.