I Will Keep My Body Sacred and Pure

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“I Will Keep My Body Sacred and Pure,” Friend, Sept. 2008, 39

I Will Keep My Body Sacred and Pure*

My name is Josephine and my brother is Hyrum. Our names mean something special to us. Our mother named me after our grandfather and the Prophet Joseph, and named my brother after Hyrum Smith. Our names help us remember to choose the right. At track-and-field day, many kids got fake tattoos while we played games outside. We were the only ones who did not. Our mother taught us that the prophet and the Lord want us to respect our bodies and keep them clean. When we stay clean, the Holy Ghost can dwell in us and help us back to Heavenly Father, and we want to live with Him someday.