como estan familia! how are you all doing? the mtc is greeaat and i leave in one week!! gnarly!! well we just got posted that they will find out on friday if they have our visas and if they do we leave monday if not they put our name in for re-assignment but either way i will be leaving next week!! i'm super duper excited to get out there in the field, yes a little scared but i know that with patience and faith the lord will give me words to say because i'm am an instrument in his hands and he can make me do what ever he wants me to do!!! so yes i am excited! how are all of you doing? whats new??? mother, i am praying for you and your surgery to go well!!! as well as gramma woolleys! so get this!!!.......elder Russell M Neilson came to the mtc for a devotional!! we have devotionals every tuesday night and sometimes we get lucky and have an apostle! and yes we sure did! it was gnarley and he talked about missions and how important they are! spanish is coming pretty good and teaching is coming pretty good as well! me and elder sainsbury are getting better and better with the help of the lord of coarse but we are getting excited! our teachers are amazing and super dope sauce and i read the scriptures so much its crazy!!! everysingle line is underlined just about, i just started reading the book of mormon over again and i didn't realize how sweet second nephi is!!! go read second nefi two throu four! they are the best!
so how was star valley??? how is the extended family doing? all the aunts and uncles and cuz's?? how are the kids doing in school and what not?? get them to read the book of mormon because that is the most important book there is and make sure they understand whats going on!! start from the beginning and read a chapter or two everynight and explain who is talking and what he is saying!!! i promise you will grow a greater love for it and your life will be blessed tremendously!! durring our MDT (missionary directed time) we usually have around three to four hours and durring personal study i just read and read and i usually read up to twenty chapters!!! i started in the middle of last week and i am already in the middle of 2nd nephi!!! is so amazing and the passages in there are so simple and spiritual!!! i dont know how you could not misunderstand the importance of this book!!! well i love you all very very much and i am so grateful for all you do!!!
love elder olsen