Archives for May 2009

Missionary Dan Email #16 from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

We were very excited for ErdenMuhx to be baptized this Friday. The branch also was excited too. Our branch president baptized her and the relief society president welcomed her. I was happy to see her fit in with the ward members so well.

Installing a PermaStone Modular Vinyl Tile Floor

We needed new carpet and linoleum on the ground floor of our home. In April we called in Henry’s of Bountiful to do the work. This post is not meant as a tutorial on how to install PermaStone vinyl tile. It will however show you how the installation progressed, what it cost, and how well […]

Missionary Dan Email #15 from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Our investigator Erdenmohx passed her baptismal interview and will be baptized this Friday. Yesterday I was talking to her about her interview she would be having today. I asked, “Do you have to work tomorrow?” She said jokingly, “Work doesn’t matter, Church is first.”

Rewards Checking: First State Bank

The worst part of Rewards Checking is that in many cases you are dealing with a small bank that hasn’t figured out how to get potential customers from out of state signed up over the Internet.

Byron at the Bountiful Temple

Byron’s endowment at the Bountiful temple. An endowment is a sacred ordinance. Endowments take place in a dedicated House of the Lord, or temple. Temples were centers of religious worship anciently and Mormons build temples today to administer the ancient ordinances of salvation that have been restored to the earth.

Missionary Dan Email #14 from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

This week we supported the members more and did a lot of service and activities with them. We are doing our best to strengthen the members as well and bring more into the church.

Rick Speaking on Mother’s Day

After school my cousin Philip and I would go straight to grandmother’s house to eat. We would open a can of stewed tomatoes and eat them with bread that we dipped in the juice. After several weeks we switched to a can of baked beans (pork and beans) and bread.

Jill Speaking on Mother’s Day

In 2005, a magazine published a listing of the world’s 100 most powerful women. All the women were included because of their political, business or entertainment prominence. Motherhood was almost entirely ignored or at the very least devalued.

Missionary Dan Email #13 from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Hergu was baptized as well as Totdox. It was a good experience for her to be baptized. She has had a lot of opposition to overcome. Her husband doesn’t mind the church but a lot of her relatives are opposed to it.