Called to serve · Missing Them · Missionary Mama · What I wish I'd known

The First Six Months

My missionary, Elder Halverson, on the right My elder has been out for five months. In some ways, it’s gone faster than I would have thought.  In other ways, it feels like an eternity.  So much has happened in our family in this short time, and we’ve experienced a lot without him.  We’ve gone through major… Continue reading The First Six Months

Combatting Homesickness · Missing Them · Missionary Mama · What I wish I'd known

The Things We Miss Out On

Today was P-Day for my son.  That means it is also the day I hardly dare brush my teeth in fear of missing him when he writes. I’m fairly new to this missionary mama thing — four months and counting — and find that each week brings a new tidal wave of emotions that I’m often unprepared… Continue reading The Things We Miss Out On