During our family mission statement link-up for Celebrate Family I mentioned to a few of you that we didn't yet have a family mission statement.
But as I cleaned/de-cluttered my house today, I discovered these notes that I had written in 2005. I was fairly newly married and living in DC at the time. I was also freshly pregnant with my first child and visions of what shape my future family might take fueled my imagination whenever I wasn't working.
To help my thoughts take form, I wrote down this family creed. The paper behind it has an addendum that I apparently added this past January. And the paper next to it contains a list of family traditions that I wanted to include in our life together.
I can see that at the time I valued the following principles:
*Marriage & family
And I am happy to look at our lives now and realize that we do indeed still value these things, even though the existence of these documents slipped my mind over time!
PS - Enjoy the Relief Society Broadcast tonight at 8pm Eastern!
(Click here to watch it online.)