But then I rather have Jesus…
I didn’t write an e-mail last week, for I didn’t know what to write. So next time I might describe one of the things I do at the Family Search ROC (Research Operations Center). Continue reading
This week I was indexing and I came across a familiar name:
The name circled is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock Holmes. I looked up his address (also circled) on Google and found that it was him. You can find cool stuff when you are working with Family History. Continue reading
This week a member of my ward gave me some shoes for my mission. My previous dress shoes were getting ruined: the soul of one was coming off. He gave it to me because someone gave him shoes for his mission, so he was paying it forward (now I get to give shoes to another missionary when I get older)
When I walk ether from school to my bus stop to my mission, or from my mission to my home, people see my missionary name tag and ask me, “Where is your companion?” I have to explain to them that I am a service missionary and don’t have a companion. Also, when I am walking home I am offered rides. They are worried about me just because I have a missionary tag on! I know that I am a true missionary even though I am not on a full-time proselyting mission.
Last week we started indexing pictures. We index the names in the title. We don’t need to but we can look at the pictures. That helps me feel closer to the people, because now they are more than just names.
I belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Twice a year there is a televised meeting called General Conference. I will be posting Daily quotes from this and other places. Continue reading