Posts by AZJazzyJ


600 Days

600 Days


Posted By on Jan 18, 2018 | 0 comments

Time is an interesting construct. We use it as a gauge for length as well as accomplishment. It’s the one thing all of us wish we had more of. The interesting thing is, the more time we measure, the more we want or think we need. Time also has a way of sneaking up on you like a ninja. You may think you have been judicious in your usage of this rare commodity or even think you have found a way to store time to be used when you need it...

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The Christmas Season

The Christmas Season


Posted By on Dec 28, 2017 | 0 comments

Let me preface this with the backstory. Christmas fell on a Monday which is P-day for the missionaries. Christmas along with Mother’s Day are the two holidays that the missionaries are allowed to call home. With all of that going on, Elder Summers did not send an email this week. He and I talked and wanted to provide an update on something meaningful. This is my gift to him, I wrote the message this week and hope you find...

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One Year

One Year


Posted By on May 25, 2017 | 1 comment

A year ago on this day we were all a nervous wreck. The previous evening the Stake President and Bishop came to our house and you were set apart as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. When you were set apart you needed a companion to be with you until your flight left the following day for Salt Lake City Utah where you travel to Provo and the Mission Training Center. I had the privilege of being...

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Hearing the Words of God

Hearing the Words of God


Posted By on Sep 29, 2016 | 1 comment

One aspect of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) doctrine that I always found comforting was the belief that this church is led by a prophet of God. I never understood why the Lord would have prophets and apostles in the Old and New Testaments but would not want to converse with his disciples in these latter days. Looking around at society and the direction things are heading it seems like now more than ever he...

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100 Days

100 Days


Posted By on Sep 1, 2016 | 1 comment

It seems like only yesterday that mom and I were checking the mailbox every day waiting for your mission call to arrive. Once it did there was the flight to Idaho in the brutal cold and snow when you opened that letter to learn you were going to the Georgia Atlanta North Mission. You were so excited. Every word out of your mouth from that point on talked about Georgia and serving the people there. That semester at school seemed to...

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