Early-morning seminary students are modern-day heroes

It's that time of the year again when families are getting back to the routine of life. After a fun-filled and carefree summer, it's time to regroup and reprioritize our lives. There are school supplies that need to be purchased, new teachers to meet, and friends to reconnect with.

In our family, with our oldest entering high school, there comes a new adjustment: seminary. Given that both my wife and I are adult converts to the church, seminary has always been a mystery to us. For those not as familiar, seminary is a time when kids from 14 to 18 years old choose to attend a class which teaches them about the scriptures.

In some cases, seminary class can take place during school hours. When that's not available, there's a different option called, "early-morning seminary." When I say early morning, I mean REAL early. Kids have to get up at 5 a.m. to attend class from 6 to 7 a.m., then get back home for a quick breakfast before dashing off to school!

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