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Our perceptions do not accurately reflect reality. If we saw what was really in the mirror we would see ourselves as much more beautiful, capable, and strong. My hope is to reflect vague pieces of truth about ourselves, our experiences, and the people we love. These thoughts will be reflected without mirrors so the true beauty of life can confidently stare back at us through the haze.

The Weekend Miracle

This weekend I experienced a miracle. As with most miracles, you probably would need to see it to believe it.


"Recall the new star that announced the birth at Bethlehem? It was in its precise orbit long before it so shone. We are likewise placed in human orbits to illuminate."

                    Neil A. Maxwell

Katelyn, Ridge, and I went to City Creek, Gateway, and Temple Square on Saturday. After a few hours of roaming and enjoying our time together we decided it was time to head back to our car.

We approached the crosswalk and as the numbers counted down "6, 5, 4, 3" and we started to run. When we got to the corner we decided to wait until the next light since we weren't really in a hurry. After a short wait, the walking signal reappeared and we crossed the street casually as the familiar, timed chirp of the crosswalk accompanied us. We were carried away in a pointless conversation speculating the origin of jay walking when the miracle happened.

It wasn'…