Monthly Archives: May 2012

“Know ye not that I must be about my Father’s business.”

It tugs on my heart to read about home and to know that the blessings of heaven have been pouring out upon you. The same here. I was on a bit of a funk this week. Then I read a … Continue reading

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A day in the life…

  Our two roommates left this morning. Elder B. Santoes from Brazil and Elder Paderes from Argentina. I grabbed pictures and wrote down details in my journal. Funny how promptings work. I had a feeling I should talk about life … Continue reading

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A week of milestones

It feels great to hear from you guys!   The homesickness has been rampant for days. Several of the other Elders have been sneaking in and writing emails to girlfriends. You really can’t go too long without somebody mentioning their … Continue reading

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Pictures from Tuesday’s Temple Trip

Received this picture in the e-mail this morning from Sister Deng, the “Missionary Mom” at the CTM in Brazil.  This is a picture of Stephen with his missionary district in front of the Sao Paulo Temple.

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BON GIA! I’m here in the Sao Paulo CTM, as it is known, and doing well. The language learning is a bit tough, but is progressing nicely and I’ve learned quite a bit. The flight over was long, but I … Continue reading

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Stephen arrived safely in Brazil

After 20+ hours of travel, across four time zones and over two continents, Stephen has arrived safely at the Brazil MTC.  We received a wonderful e-mail from President and Sister Deng, letting us know that Stephen had arrived safely, and … Continue reading

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