Yes, I know there's a "rule" out there that says you're supposed to have pictures when you blog.
My phone stopped letting me upload pictures,
I can't find the cord for my camera,
and Phil doesn't take many pictures.
But we're alive and happy!
It was hard getting released from our callings,
but we're just willing to go where we're asked.
I'm the new pianist in Relief Society...
which is torture, it's too easy.
And Phil got called into the Stake Young Men's Presidency!
It's such a tender mercy for him -
he adores those boys, and the boys adore him back.
There truly is nowhere else he'd rather be.
When he got set apart on Sunday after Stake Conference,
he was blessed that he would grow and mature through this calling,
that the Lord would use his ability to relate and communicate with the Young Men,
and that he would learn a lot from the President.
He was also blessed that he would learn about personal revelation
and recognize the Spirit in his life more as he does his part.
What a sweet blessing.
His first assignment is to organize the Stake Camporee,
which the previous presidency started planning,
and it sounds like it's going to be an obstacle course,
but organized to simulate a video game
so the young men connect with it a little more
(sad, but effective)
Needless to say,
it's right up Phil's alley,
so he's kind of running most of that.
Strange how the Lord can use our talents, whatever they are.
I'm reffing volleyball three days a week after work
And we both joined an LDC Alumni Choir!
(LDC was the choir we were in when we first met)
We're practicing for a Christmas concert in the Tabernacle.
We've only had two rehearsals,
and HOLY CRAP.
These people can sing.
We're excited to be reunited with old friends
and one of the best directors in the church, Ryan Eggett.
We have a lot of love for him and his influence on our marriage.
Life is good.
Our garden is going nuts and we love it.
I'll try to get some pictures up.