Jeanne, who lives in Orem, and Jon, who was in the area visiting family, drove us from the MTC to Salt Lake last Thursday. It was great to visit with family on the way over. They first took us shopping at Harmons for the basics: eggs, milk, cereal, butter, bread, apples, and salad. Oh, bottled water for Lucille, Sister Hunt.
We now live in an apartment very close to Temple Square in Salt Lake City, UT. It is a furnished apartment. The mission has given us a mission starter kit: pots and pans, plates, silverware, drinking glasses, bedding, towels and some soap. Our temporary assignment mission is the Family & Church History Headquarters Mission. Everyone here is very nice and kind to us.We love our mission and it is teaching us what is means to be without the luxuries of a normal life.
Today is the 24th, Pioneer Day. Happy Pioneer Day to all! We are grateful for our pioneer ancestors who gave their all to establish their families in safe places where they can worship God as they please. There are many great stories of our ancestors that we can share with our children so they too can pass them on to their children. The restored gospel of Jesus Christ has made it possible for stories to be recorded and stored for generations to come. That is one of the missions of Family History.
We are still waiting for our visas. We are told that the Finish Mission is doing all they can to get our visas approved. Thank you for your love and prayers. We love you very much.