Small and Simple Moments

"Try to show kindness in all that you do..."

"Try to show kindness in all that you do..."

I served in Karlsruhe in the spring of 1992.  On Saturdays, the stores were open until 2 pm, and everyone and their brother would be shopping.  T...
Mission Snapshot: Russia Moscow Mission

Mission Snapshot: Russia Moscow Mission

Welcome to the Russia Moscow Mission! In all Russian missions, the church has taken extra precaution to ensure our safety and the safety of our members by referring to us as volunteers. But our purpose is the same!❤️
Easy Missionary Breakfast: Boiled Eggs

Easy Missionary Breakfast: Boiled Eggs

Easy Missionary Breakfast- Boiled Eggs
My Journey to Mother's Day: Becoming an Instant Mom

My Journey to Mother's Day: Becoming an Instant Mom

It's Mother's Day weekend, and I have a feeling this will be one I will always remember. I'm waiting to board a flight, headed to Idaho for a few d...
Wanted: Mission Snapshots

Wanted: Mission Snapshots

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Lost in the Oberwald

Transfer calls that time came on New Year's Eve.  I had been serving in Hanau for several months and was reassigned to Karlsruhe as senior companio...
Baking Banana Bread

Baking Banana Bread

The smell of banana bread baking -- oooh!  I love it!  We're getting ready for Christmas, and banana bread mini loaves with chocolate chips is one ...
Serving in Paradise--Papeete, Tahiti

Serving in Paradise--Papeete, Tahiti

The following story is from my sister-in-law: Dear Sister, I was a missionary in the Cook Islands District of the Papeete, Tahiti Mission in 1979-1...

Little Phillip

Phillip was the 3-year-old son of one of our investigators.  One Sunday, as we were arriving for church, we were so happy to see that Phillip and h...
Bro and Sis C in Erlensee  at 10:15 pm

Bro and Sis C in Erlensee at 10:15 pm

Sister W and I received a referral from Temple Square - the only one I had received my whole mission - so we were pretty excited. We had a name a...
Alex and the flip charts--"Is this how we'll be baptized?"

Alex and the flip charts--"Is this how we'll be baptized?"

In Germany in the 1990s, there were several American congregations in my mission. I spent half of my mission serving in both American and German ...
Tomato soup, grilled cheese, and A&W root beer

Tomato soup, grilled cheese, and A&W root beer

One of my favorite memories from my first area was a couple of months into my time there. I'd been having a difficult time adjusting. My first se...