On the bright side

It was one of those busy Saturday mornings for the family. One of many tasks for my wife, Hanne, was to call another sister from the ward about a Church assignment. Somewhat tense from the hectic household happenings she picked up the phone and called Sister Glorry Hjelm's house.

John and Glorry's 12-year-old boy, Hans Jakob, answered the phone, and Hanne asked for his mother.Then my wife heard, through the telephone, the boy's bright voice calling out to his mother: "Mom, you are the happy winner of a phone talk with Hanne Norrung!"

The change in my wife's countenance was quick. Hannes' stressed feelings were swept away by this thoughtful cheer of a newly ordained deacon.

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