Strengthening my testimony through an earnest prayer for glitter

I’ve always been drawn to glitter and sparkly things, but I never thought it could lead me to a greater testimony of prayer and increased faith in God.

My bishop recently called me to lead our ward's effort in creating a float to represent our stake in the Days of '47 Parade this year. It's one of the largest parades in the U.S., held in honor of Utah's state holiday, Pioneer Day, marking when the Mormon pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley.

Our stake paid nearly $4,500 for float building supplies months ago. While we waited for the supplies, members of our stake busily framed and welded what would be our beautiful float.

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