Making Life a Bliss Complete

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I Wrote A Book!

Update: Here is the link to my book! Amazon.com: Likening the Book of Mormon War Chapters to Your Life: A Study Journal: 9798863509884: Al-Bjaly, Mandy: Books And here is a cute video I made: https://youtu.be/k-9OBKOnZxE Nearly 11 years ago, I…
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Good Humans

I have always tried to be a kind, genuine person. I see good in others and love making new friends. Because of that, I have had many friends over the years who are very different from me in their beliefs,…
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Reflecting on 2023

Last night before midnight, our family discussed our year and what events were most meaningful to us. It was no contest: Asher’s birth was the most wonderful and memorable event to happen in our 2023. And our lives have never…
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A Month without My Missionary

Today has been exactly one month since my first born, Casey Scott Lewis, left home to serve a service mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have so many thoughts and feelings to share. Before I…
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A Statement of Love? Or Can We Do Better?

“Love the sinner; hate the sin.” Have you ever heard that before? Of course, you have. Have you ever used it? If you are a Christian, most likely, and maybe even often. I have heard this statement my whole life….
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A 3 A.M. Prompting

It took me far too long to fall asleep last night. My heart was heavy with many things, but I finally went to sleep, hoping and praying that Asher, our six-month-old, actually slept well. I found myself being suddenly awakened…
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A Onesie with Meaning

This is Asher Jordan Al-Bjaly, our fifth born child, born on February 17, 2023. He is almost 2 and a half months old. Last week, I put him in a onesie that my sister gave me at my baby shower….
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God gives you who you need: part 2

It’s expected that everything about having a baby is exciting and full of blissful joy. I really wanted this post to be all that, but I also believe in keeping it real. Life is not always roses, not even when…
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The Fourth Was Not the Last…

I have never done a blog post like this before, but I have a lot of important life updates that I hope to share, and to do it best, I have recorded videos of myself. The first is in March…
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