Posts by AZJazzyJ


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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Traveling to Georgia

Traveling to Georgia


Posted By on Jun 16, 2016 | 0 comments

This week has been a deviation from the schedule we have become accustomed to. While at the Missionary Training Center, Elder Summers has had a “preparation day” on Thursdays. This meant that he would be able to read any email sent to him on that day and reply. This meant that we would hear from him, normally in the early afternoon. It was therefore somewhat of a surprise that we received an email on Monday this week. Rather than an...

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