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The grateful heart I Worship


November 22, 2017

Recently, I attended a memorial for my grandmother, Masae Sakuma Nishimoto (1914-2017). I was overwhelmed by how thankful I felt to her and my grandfather for the life they created for their children and grandchildren.

My grandmother’s life was not easy, but she was always optimistic and happy, even as she went through a series of difficult events.

To begin, Masae’s mother died when she was only 13 years old, but Masae still graduated at the top of her class. Later, her marriage license in Los Angeles, California showed that she was 17 years old when she married, and yet her marriage...

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