The Story behind this Awesome Quote

This is Steph… my friend from BYU since oh… 1996. I was a newbie and she showed me the ropes at work and on campus. If you need a campus tour, she’s your gal. We still keep in touch. She, in Alaska, I, in Utah. Last month we were instant messaging back and forth (isn’t technology fabulous?!). We were talking (rather… typing) about all the fabulous blessings/hardships/callings we deal with in this life. Even after a hard day … and realizing things were not going to get much easier in the immediate future … what did she say?

“Tie on your bonnet, sister, we’re going to make it to Zion!”

Oh, how I laughed.
I absolutely loved it!
I’m not clever enough to think of AWESOME things like that.

Best Encouraging Thoughts EVER!

I hope I remember it always, especially when I’m melting into a puddle of tears.

We can do it people.

“We must not lose faith. We will make it to Zion! We will!”

So – if you want to join the “Tie on your Bonnet” club, go ahead and mozy on over to my etsy shop and select the design of your choice.

All proceeds from “Tie on your Bonnet” will go to Stephanie Bacon (and her husband and six boys)… because she’s such an AWESOME encouraging friend. (Now don’t embarrass me here… I don’t want to hand over $5 to her).

Don’t forget that all prints are 25% off until Christmas Eve (yikes… it’s coming up so fast!). Use code JOYFUL at checkout.

3 replies
  1. Jeanine
    Jeanine says:

    I love the quote…

    …and it’s a small world! Stephanie Bacon is my dad’s cousin. My parents live in Alaska too and get together with the Bacon’s on occassion! My little brother loves to play with their boys!

  2. Gina
    Gina says:

    Hi. I would love to use this image for our activity day camp t-shirts. I saw that it is unavailable on etsy, is there another way I can get it?
    Thank you.

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