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The other day I received this letter in the mail: 
"Dear Bekalyn,
    What a surprise to receive such a beautiful and thoughtful gift from you.  The painting of the Bolivia Temple really touched our hearts and will be a treasure for us.  Thank you so much for your kindness and for thinking of us.

                With kind regards,
                 Elder and Sister Zwick & family"

It all started a few weeks ago when we were in the crazy business of moving out of our home.  I was reluctant to box up my paintings as they could be damaged in the moving process.  I showed to remaining temple paintings to some missionaries visiting for dinner.  Elder Ward mentioned that he knew Elder Zwick's address. My Cochabamba, Bolivia LDS Temple painting is one of my favorites and I wanted to send it to a good home.  I had no phone number for Elder Zwick or his family, so going on faith, I mailed out the painting sans introduction.  I hoped it wouldn't be taken as a bomb or something like that and prayed the painting would be safe.  I sent the package to "The Zwick Family" in hopes that it would be welcomed.

We sold our home and through numerous failed contracts landed in the basement of our relatives while still desperately house hunting.  Several days after moving in, I received this letter in the mail.  It brightened my spirits and touched my heart.  Little had I thought that sending out a gift into the world would bring hope back to my heart.  God gives us miracles when we dare to follow His inspiration.

PS
Please pray for us to find and get the right home before Christmas, if it is God's will.  Thank you and God bless you!   Bekalyn
Idaho Falls Idaho LDS Temple by Ridesfire
Idaho Falls Idaho LDS Temple
Enjoy this original painting by Bekalyn Craig of the temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at Idaho Falls.  Painted in bold acrylics on a small 8" x 10" canvas, this artwork has been digitized for your downloading pleasure. The temple scene was chosen by Elder Hernandez, a missionary from Idaho Falls area serving in the artist's local congregation.

The photograph used for reference can be seen at www.lds.org/media-library/imag….

If you would like to visit this temple, the address is 1000 Memorial Dr, Idaho Falls, ID 83402.
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Vernal Utah LDS Temple by Ridesfire
Vernal Utah LDS Temple
Enjoy this original temple painting by Bekalyn Craig.  Painted in brilliant acrylics on an 8" x 10" canvas, this temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints stands as a monument of faith in the living God.  This painting was created for an elder serving in our area from Vernal.

The photo used for reference was taken by Ryan Houston and can be viewed at www.deviantart.com/art/Vernal-….

If you would like to visit this temple, the address is 170 S 400 W, Vernal, UT 84078.
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The other day I received this letter in the mail: 
"Dear Bekalyn,
    What a surprise to receive such a beautiful and thoughtful gift from you.  The painting of the Bolivia Temple really touched our hearts and will be a treasure for us.  Thank you so much for your kindness and for thinking of us.

                With kind regards,
                 Elder and Sister Zwick & family"

It all started a few weeks ago when we were in the crazy business of moving out of our home.  I was reluctant to box up my paintings as they could be damaged in the moving process.  I showed to remaining temple paintings to some missionaries visiting for dinner.  Elder Ward mentioned that he knew Elder Zwick's address. My Cochabamba, Bolivia LDS Temple painting is one of my favorites and I wanted to send it to a good home.  I had no phone number for Elder Zwick or his family, so going on faith, I mailed out the painting sans introduction.  I hoped it wouldn't be taken as a bomb or something like that and prayed the painting would be safe.  I sent the package to "The Zwick Family" in hopes that it would be welcomed.

We sold our home and through numerous failed contracts landed in the basement of our relatives while still desperately house hunting.  Several days after moving in, I received this letter in the mail.  It brightened my spirits and touched my heart.  Little had I thought that sending out a gift into the world would bring hope back to my heart.  God gives us miracles when we dare to follow His inspiration.

PS
Please pray for us to find and get the right home before Christmas, if it is God's will.  Thank you and God bless you!   Bekalyn

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Bekalyn Craig
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United States
I love fantasy art and animals and photographing my family. I came from heaven and I live in Redneck, Georgia, USA.
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:iconjustyn16:
Justyn16 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for faving my drawing of the Portland, OR Temple
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landobaldur Featured By Owner May 21, 2016  Professional General Artist
greetings from one creative mind to another
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Ridesfire Featured By Owner May 21, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Greetings!  I love creating.  Actually, I am kind of addicted to it.  :-)
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Justyn16 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for faving my drawing based off the Parable of the Olive Tree
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Ridesfire Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It looks great!  And it will help you remember the story too.
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tulf42 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for badging back! :D
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Ridesfire Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
np! :-)
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IAmArtsDesire Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
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vilss5 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2016  Hobbyist
Happy birthday ! :aww: :cake: 
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untuox Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2016
Happy Birthday!!
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