Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Temple Square

We went to Temple Square in Salt Lake City, UT on the way home from our big vacation. Oh. I love Temple Square. For those of you who don't know it's where I served a mission for the Church for 18 months. BEST thing I've ever done!

Here are some sweet sister missionaries I got to stop and pose with Kennedy. I'm trying to train my girls young to serve a mission.

I miss seeing the temple everyday... oh wait. I just got my new picture and I do see it everyday. Not the same. How amazing it was to talk to people about the church on dedicated grounds? It was unlike anything I could've hoped for in serving a mission. They say (while you're training to be a missionary for a whole 4 weeks) you have 18 months to serve your mission and the rest of your life to think about it. It's true. Every. Day.

We went up on the observation deck @ the Church Office Building. The temple grounds look perfect from up here too. I need my yard to look like this!

And I wish I had more time to jump into this building. It's new! And totally hands on, but not so much for kids.

I walked and was met by this sign. It gave me goose bumps. I've been keeping a steady journal since I was in jr. high. A lot of it is pretty dumb, but if my parents had journals of the "dumb" stuff I know I'd be fascinated by it today.

We spent all day visiting and will most likely do it again, but not any time soon. The kids traveled well the whole trip, but 10 hours is a long time to be stuck in the car.


Rhonda said...

From someone who joined the church as an adult and with the help and love of missionaries......thank you!!!! The greatest thing I ever did was become a member of the church! I can't wait to serve a mission with my husband someday!!!

Millers! said...

I totally got goosebumps too, I havent been to Temple Square in like 10 years, isnt that terrible, I am waiting so Doug and I can go together.. what afun trip!

Underwood's in Cali said...

Looks like you had a fun trip. The only thing that could have made it better was seeing us. :) I use to work at the COB and it sure is awesome to be on temple square everyday. Your right, there's nothing like it.

Denise and Brandon said...

Tear. Wish I could be back there this very weekend.