Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Princess Training

Hiya Everyone!
The princess training has begun! So far its...different. It's good and everything, but very different from the training that we have been doing for the past three weeks. But it's good. There are so many awesome sisters in our class! They are from so many diverse places. To name a few, England, the Philippines, Russia, Portugal, and American Samoa. It definitely makes class interesting. I've heard so many prayers in so many different languages in that class. It's awesome!

On Wednesday we got to go to Temple Square! We took a small tour and then we talked to the manager of visitors centers for church headquarters.

Did you know that only 2% of missionaries get to go to Visitors Centers? And the calls to visitors' centers are extended differently than normal mission calls. It starts off normal, your picture and information come up on a screen, but when the General Authority gets the impression that you need to be at a Visitors' Center, your papers get set aside. When they finish the other mission calls, they come back to you. They look at your picture and information and then they decide which Visitors' Center you go to. Then President Monson looks at the call and approves it. (Or if it's not right he sends it back.) So that's cool! And we're going back to Temple Square tomorrow to go on splits with other missionaries and give tours. Crazy!

Oh I have a story! On Sundays we get to walk to the temple. It's just a nice chance to get some fresh air. As you can imagine, there are missionaries EVERYWHERE at the temple on Sundays. Like all over the grounds. So we were there, walking around, and I saw two people holding hands. I did a double take! But then I realized that they weren't missionaries. But Sister Walsh turns to me and says, "I saw those people holding hands and I wanted to yell Stop those missionaries holding hands!...and then I realized that they are probably married and just taking a walk at the temple." hahaha we're already awkward sister missionaries! I just love the fact that we both freaked out about it.

I have to get going. The next time I'll email I'm going to be in Nebraska!! I'm SO excited to get out there and start working!
Love you!

1 comment:

  1. That is so funny about the couple! You make a great princess!
    Cool stats about visitor center missionaries.

    I can't believe our friends saw you on temple square last Saturday! How cool to know that you are influencing and helping people from all over the nation & world.


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