Sunday, November 13, 2016

 October 26

 Hey mom dad just wanted to let you know that I got the MTC safe. I'm getting settled in. Everything is going well so far.

 October 28

 So things are going really good! It's been super busy! the last two day seem like they went on forever but at the same time they went by pretty quickly too. The spirit here is amazing! It's kinda like being at the temple but a little less strong most of the time. My companions name is Elder Johnson! He is a really cool guy! He's from Utah. Actually all the guys in my district but me are from Utah hahaha but they are are really cool elders! It's crazy how close I already feel to them! So the first day went by in a blur of info about all the things we would be doing and it was super crazy but still super spiritual! It's amazing how much my testimony has grown just in the last few days! Also all of the elders in my room are going to the same mission as me so that's really cool. We'll probably see each other out in the field! So the first night we had this meeting where we had a bunch of missionaries teaching people who were acting as investigators and it was super cool to hear so many testimonies and to feel the spirit in the room. Then the second day was a ton of personal and companion study and class time and it was super busy but super good! We are teaching an investigator in one of our classes right now and that's super cool! ( It's actually just our teacher role playing but it feels real)  And so it was really a good time teaching with elder Johnson! He really is such a cool elder and his testimony is awesome! So later that day we had a meeting with the branch pres. and that was super spiritual! We had everyone in our zone that was new (my district and one other. About twenty elders and sisters total) and we all got up and and shared our testimony of Christ and it was super amazing and the spirit was so strong!! Then we had more meetings and at the end they gave everyone callings and I'm the district leader which is crazy!  But It's great to know that the Lord has so much faith in me! it really gave me a boost of strength and I'm really grateful for the calling to serve. Last night was just a really strong witness that I'm where the Lord wants me to be and I know that with all my heart!

November 4
Hey everyone! So this week has been pretty great! The days have been running together a lot  but they have been good! The spirit is so strong here! My testimony has grown so much stronger!! So on Sunday we had a great devotional and then after that we watched a video of a talk Elder Bednar  gave at the MTC a few years ago, and it was crazy good!!!! His talk was on being like Christ and turning outward! IT WAS THE BEST!! I didn't take notes because I didn't have a note book, but I'm planning on it next week! So I'll tell you all about it next week!

We started this thing called TRC this week where we teach people and we aren't sure if they are acting or not! It feels so real and it's so freaking awesome!! My companion and I are teaching a guy named Arnold and he is super cool!! He's pretty old, not exactly sure how old but his wife died 50 years ago. So his Story is that when his wife was dying he was praying to God and he got the answer of when his wife would die and it was super hard on him. So because that happened he hadn't prayed since then. But last night we taught him about the plan of salvation and how he could be with his wife again. AND HE SAID THE PRAYER!!!   It was awesome!! The spirit was so strong!! I love that Arnold so much! and tonight we are gonna teach him about temples and then invite him to be baptized!

Also we get to go to the Provo Temple every P-day!! It's like right across the street! So last week we went to the temple and the Elders in my room ( elder Johnson , elder Berry and elder Oswald. Elder Johnson is my companion by the way and we are all going to the same mission.) we went and did sealings and then this week we did an endowment session and both were really good!! So last week after we went to the temple We all took Elder Johnson to the urgent care because he had been having headaches all week even before he got here and they kept getting worse, so we took him and he had to get a shot in the butt.  It was so funny after and he is doing great now so that's all good!

Halloween was pretty calm here they didn't really do anything! But some of the Elders went around to all the elders rooms dressed up 

That's about all I can think of!

November 11

There yall! How is everyone doing?  So this week was good! Both of my TRCs last week ended well. They both committed to be baptized  so that was cool!! This week I have two new ones and they are both great!! They are super interested and lessons have been going well so far.
So on Sunday we had another devotional and it  was great! it was Jenny Oaks Baker! Elder Oaks daughter and it was awesome! her and her family preformed a bunch of musical numbers and it was really good! Her son who's like 6 or something was playing a guitar! and he was so good! So that was really cool and the spirit was really strong! 
On Tuesday we had another devotional and it was good! I sang in the choir! It was really cool! And then the primary general president spoke! It was really good too! I don't remember what it was about right now... but I took notes so maybe I'll send something from it next week!
Speaking of, I fly out next week on the 15th!!
It's crazy! This week kinda flew by!
So yeah that's all I can think of this week!


  1. Oh how I love missionary letters! It's so good to hear how Caleb is doing. Thanks Mary!

  2. Thank both of you! We love his letters and we think he is pretty lovable!