Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween Weekend

What a wonderful weekend!  On Saturday we were able to visit the temple with Shawn's mother.  I hadn't been able to go to the temple for a few months because of scheduling issues, so it was especially nice to be able to go yesterday.  The Spirit was so sweet and welcoming, like coming home.  It was just so nice to be reminded of the covenants I have made and to recommit to living them.  The temple has brought me such comfort in my life, and always reminds me that I will never be denied blessings as long as I am faithful to the gospel - and that when I make mistakes there is a plan in place so I can be forgiven.

The night before, we had our ward's Fall/Halloween Party and Trunk-or-Treat, which was so fun.  I always feel like a kid at Halloween.  I think that sometimes I like dressing up more than the kids.  This year Shawn and I went as punks.  Well, actually, I was a punk; Shawn went as a nerd who was converting to a punk.  :)  It was so fun and seeing all of the kids in their costumes was just a blast!  After the trunk or treat, we had a dance.  One thing I really love about church activities is that they are family friendly - and that nothing happens that would make me feel uncomfortable to go to the temple the next day.

Halloween, punk-style.
I'm including a picture of Shawn and me as punks.  For the record, the nose ring is fake.  It was SO fun!  Everyone was amazed at our  transformation!  I don't know when the last time was that I had people taking so many pictures of us - probably our wedding!


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