Sunday, November 1, 2009
On another note, I had the chance to meet and listen to Elder Holland last night at a fireside here in the center. Elder and sister Porter as well as Elder and sister Holland arrived here yesterday afternoon while we were at church. We were able to have dinner with them followed by an amazing fireside. I was able to sit on the second row front and center… holy cow it was a very powerful experience. It’s amazing how strong the spirit can be with such a small congregation. I took complete advantage of that opportunity while writing down as much as possible. Good news is he’s still here in the building… This is definitely not the time to be walking around in you P.J’s and fuzzy slippers, you just don’t know when he’ll be around the corner. Let alone slip a lil’ cuss word… how horrible would that be. But it has been fun having them here besides the fact the students are a little obsessed, I must admit.
Another recent outing that has happened this last week was our Dead Sea mud mask girls night. We completed the night with pedicures, manicures and haircuts. You may notice in one of the pictures the girl trimming my hair is wearing a head light! Hahaha. The lighting was minimum, and I wasn’t about to get a complete crooked hair cut.
We leave for Jordan this next week so I will have to give the updates sometime when we get back!
Sunday, September 27, 2009
On the other hand there were a few downfalls about Egypt, surprising I know. You can't eat any fresh veggies or fruit, you can't drink the water, and you feel like you are on a carb diet the entire time. Unfortunately there were a few lucky souls who faced the famous stomach cramping... low and behold I was one of them! We call it the Egyptian runs, and Im sure you can figure out why we have named it the way we have. It feels as if you are Dorthy from the Wizard of Oz and the tornado is about to strike home... It's a rough life. If only I could click my heels so it will all go away... "There's no place like home"
Overall I am having the time of my life, despite the tornados. It seems as if I am always saying that, but it is so true! I have truely been blessed to have been given such great opportunities to travel and learn in different parts of the world. I am so grateful for what I have been given as well as all the great people I have met on the way. Nothing would be as good as it is without the awesome individuals that have inspired me to become a better person!
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
So far we have visited many sites such as: The garden tomb, the field where David slung Goliath, lots of caves, different points that overlook Jerusalem, and many other sites that relate to the Old testament! It really has been so much fun and I will definitely try to keep up my blogging now that I have officially started AGAIN!
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
YES, it's true, three of us sleep in this tiny room...
We rotate each week from the top bunk to the big bed, then onto the trundle...
It's definitely an adventure everyday!
You can also tell its a complete GIRLS room hence the tupperware drawers full of clothes!