MANTI — In March 2007, Kayla Barclay called herself a failure. She competed to be Miss Manti, a title that both her older sisters had won previously, and was instead awarded the place of first attendant. She went home in tears and opened her scriptures, turning to Doctrine and Covenants 58:4.

There she read: "For after much tribulation come the blessings. Wherefore the day cometh that ye shall be crowned with much glory; the hour is not yet, but is nigh at hand."

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