Friday, June 17, 2011

cutting the ribbon at the "finish line" and a welcome home party.
There were others in the house and following up with more surprises.  So much fun.  the sidewalk had sayings like "where have you been and what have you been doing?"  You left us for 18 months. You are grounded". Welcome Home -Let's Party.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Favortie Picture.

My favorite picture of all time. I just wanted to show this one last time. This beautiful large Blue Herron just posed for me on this log. I got several great poses of it but I love this one the most. A pictures like this is a gift! I am grateful. Only in Louisiana!
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It has been an amazing mission

We have learned so much about
  • The employment program of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day Saints.. It is an amazing, caring and effective program to offer help to job seekers free of charge
  • Poverty and how hard it is for people to overcome it.
  • People in general
  • How to bring comfort to the distressed
  • How the atonement really works
  • Service
  • Human nature
  • Diversity
  • Adversity
  • Testimony
  • (try it)
  • Trials of others
  • Climbing Stairs
  • Beautiful Louisiana
  • Birds
  • Flowers
  • Alligators
  • Heat and humidity
  • Leaders
  • The struggle between jobs
  • Ourselves
  • Each other
  • Wonderful southern hospitality
  • Southern food (deep fat fried everything ) including sea food
  • The Gulf
  • Mardi Gras (only in part)
  • Comunication with others.
  • Southern French spelling
  • Swamp tours
  • Love
  • Faith
  • Caring
  • How very blessed we are to have been born to goodly parents. 
  • How blessed we are to have such a strong and wonderful family.  We are grateful.  
  • How much a person can really change when they get the gospel in their lives and trust in the Lord.
It has been a marvelous experience.  We shall never be able to repeat such an experience. We are grateful to the Lord and to all the people we have met.  They have all blessed our lives so very much.

Friday, June 3, 2011