Here are some excerpts from her email.
"We didn't get to go to mass (AGAIN), but the couple we were going to go
with came to sacrament meeting on Sunday. It was so great! We visit this
couple every Sunday night in hopes of getting
them to be active again, and to help them realize what the catholic
church is missing. They said that Sacrament meeting was really touching,
even though it was just fast and testimony meeting! They were so
excited to see old friends, and to feel the Spirit. She was
especially touched. Last night at their house, they got so into talking
about their spiritual experiences, they pulled out their old LDS
materials, and included was their Books of Remembrance. This especially
made me think of Papa (Elizabeth's grandpa that died in Jan), and the genealogy that is awaiting my discovery
at home! I was so thrilled to see family history stuff...it's been a
while! They found their sealing certificate too!! It
was such a spiritual experience for all of us in the dining room. We
can get them coming back, it will just take time, and a little "walk to
"This week I got my first pizza meal! haha When the members have to
cancel dinner one night, they order you pizza and have it delivered to
you hahah...So I got my first pizza this week. Great stuff haha! Gotta
love Papa Johns on a Saturday night. I had a s'More craving this week. so I made stove top s'mores."
"Driving was weird at first! I had to adjust to a brand new car, which
isn't at all like a Honda, and it was super fancy and stuff, so it took
adjustment for sure! I love being able to drive, and once I got the hang
of it, I realized how much fun this car is to drive! It's a TON of fun!
I can practice shifting for a real stick shift, but it has paddles on
the sides of the steering wheel so I can paddle shift. It's definitely
not like a real stick shift, but its fun anyway!"