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Secret Santas

    By Bill Willson I was four almost five. It was 1940, my dad was a recovering alcoholic working on a WPA project, and we were poor, but I didn’t know any of that stuff. It was the first year … Continue reading

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Personal Stories

Has Religion made a difference in your life?  In what ways have your prayers been answered? When I read the Book of Mormon the first time from cover to cover, my prayers about it were slowly being answered and when … Continue reading

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Snatched From The Jaws of Death

Written by Bill Willson, and previously published in “Angels to Bear You UP:True Stories of the Lord’s Tender Mercies.”  An anthology by Judy C. Olsen; Covenant Communications Inc. 2012; p-1 When Mom and I learned of my Father’s death, a … Continue reading

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Consider Your Navel

I first saw an umbilical cord in 1965 when the doctor called me into the delivery room moments after my second daughter was born.  She was a bundle of angry red flesh, kicking and waaahing in protest of bright lights … Continue reading

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