One day more until we leave for Hong Kong!! Since our p-day will be spent sitting on airplanes President Newell let us have a few hours today to do laundry and to email and get ready. It doesn’t seem real how quickly the MTC has gone by and how quickly this last week has passed by. Last Monday was p-day as usual, emails, laundry, Temple, … Continue reading One Day More
It’s the Final Countdown! One more week at the MTC, one week from today we’ll already be sitting on our flight to Hong Kong! It’s amazing how quickly time has flown and the pace hasn’t decreased at all for our last week. Last Monday we were able to go to the temple again for the first time since it was closed for cleaning in July. … Continue reading Final Countdown
Another busy week at the Provo MTC! Last Monday during class time we had our first Skype TRC! Sister Scott and I taught Sister Chan who was in Hong Kong and we had so much fun! Sister Chan is about our age and she’ll be going to BYU-Idaho in September. We had some computer and headphone issues when we first started and we had to … Continue reading Language Learning Lessons
There’s been quite an upheaval here at the MTC this past week, we’ve had lots of changes as a result of the Open House but the work and learning continues! Last Monday our district all ate lunch together as part of our district unity goals. It was fun sitting outside and chatting with each other, and telling funny stories. After lunch we went to our … Continue reading Chopsticks and District Unity
Title: What’s in a Name? It’s been a busy week here at the MTC!! Last Monday in our evening class Brother Anderson gave us our Chinese names! I’ve had a Chinese name my entire life however it was so exciting to see everyone in my district get their name and learn the meaning. It was lots of fun! In particular, Elder Swenson has been writing … Continue reading What’s In A Name?
I’m one month in!! Where has all the time gone! It’s been a pretty normal week, nothing extremely out of the ordinary has happened although people keep getting sick in my district. Here’s a picture of our district leader in the process of mummification: On Monday we had the opportunity as a district to clean the Provo temple. It was my first time … Continue reading Birthday Bash
It’s been a busy week at the MTC! On Tuesday we had devotional as usual but because the of the Mission Presidents training there were ten out of the Twelve Apostles there!! We had in attendance: Elder Holland, Elder Oaks, Elder Christoffersen, Elder Bednar, Elder Renlund, Elder Rasband, Elder Ballard, Elder Cook, Elder Stevenson, and Elder Anderson. It was so special to watch them all walk … Continue reading Challenge Accepted
It was so strange to see people on Wednesday with orange dots on their name tags and think that I was just like them only 7 short days ago but since then so much has changed! Probably the biggest change this week was having to eat all of our meals in one of the large meeting rooms of one of the new buildings here. Currently … Continue reading New Life Skills