So I'm encouraging everyone who knows Bill to write him through www.dearelder.com. I just finished writing him a letter this morning. It's free and very easy. For your knowledge: select "Provo MTC" for now; his mission, again, is Colombia Barranquilla (for the info, write COL-BARR); and his MTC mailbox is #290. And his estimated MTC departure date is Oct. 2, 2008. Write to him because I know he would love it!
Continuing with the missionary talk, all of my boys from my freshman ward are arriving in Provo this week and I am so excited to see them! All back from missions...have two years really gone by? I've actually talked to Stephen Pulsipher on the phone because he was gracious enough to call me and he sounds wonderful! I've talked with Ryan Frandsen on facebook and he sounds great too--he served in Ecuador so we've shared some stories (his are his own experiences and mine are my parents' experiences). I am so proud of all these boys who sacrificed their time to serve the Lord. Only blessings come from serving a mission. I've heard this my entire life, but I've seen it (and continue to see it) through my parents' examples. Now I see it through my husband's example. I see how serving a mission has affected him for only the better and it has made him the best possible husband for me. Now I'm seeing it from my friends' examples, and I add Elder Jett to that. (And another Elder
Seven dress shirts, eight pairs of dress pants, one new suit= $$$
Missionaries and the work they do for the Lord=priceless. Forever priceless.