Thursday, July 5, 2012

Treasure Chest Thursday - Treasures of Truth


One of my favorite family treasures is my mother's Treasures of Truth book.  For those of you who don't know, this book is more or less a scrap book that young LDS girls acquired when they started going to Mutual or MIA (Mutual Improvement Association).

I have one as well, but the cover of mine is ugly.  I searched and searched, but couldn't find any indication that they still make these.  Hers has the coolest looking page dividers. I scanned one of them, but I wish I would have scanned all of them while I was at her house last November.


The other dividers are for hobbies & interests, friends, and I think one is for education.  I can't remember them all.

This is the only collective place to get a peek at mom's personal history.  I don't know how many years ago I gave her a journal for Christmas.  How many pages have been written on you ask? None! Notta. Zip. Zilch. Zero!

I scanned a few of the things from the inside pages including her elementary school class pictures, dance cards, and this is a sampling of her artwork:


Did you ever make a scribble picture?  You know, when you close your eyes and let your pencil go wherever it wants to on a piece of paper?  Well that is how this drawing started.

Some time in the future I think I will make a similar binder for my granddaughters.



Leslie Ann

1 comment:

  1. Yes, your mom's Treasures of Truth cover is really beautiful. I'm sure my Treasures of Truth binder didn't have this lovely cover either. Hmm, I probably ought to go dig it out of whichever box I've stored it in.

    Your mom's drawing is really cool by the way.

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