The Temple
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    “The Temple,” New Era, Oct. 2004, 51

    Special Issue: Dating and Temple Marriage

    The Temple

    I see my picture of the temple

    Posted on my bedroom mirror;

    When I think of this beautiful building

    I know God’s love is near.

    I know that in the Lord’s sacred house

    The world is left behind,

    And the powers of the kingdom

    Past and present bind.

    The Spirit is so strong and warm

    As sacred ordinances are made.

    We start on the path to eternal glory,

    Family ties will never fade.

    I always want to be worthy

    To someday enter in,

    And with a wonderful husband

    Our family will begin.

    With clean hands and a pure heart,

    I always want to be.

    The celestial temple is my goal,

    With blessings to eternity.

    Photo by Lane V. Erickson