November Blessings- Day 28 (Missionary Mom Moment)

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I’m so excited to be a missionary mom again! Marissa leaves for Lima, Peru in early January, where she will report to the MTC (missionary training center) there. After she completes her training, she will serve in Cusco, Peru. Her father served his mission in Santiago, Chile. Her brother, Zach, served his mission in Calgary, Canada.

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Marissa in her baptism dress

It was special that she was called to serve in Peru because we have lived there as a family, twice. The first time we lived in Arequipa, Peru, for nearly 2 years. Marissa was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while we lived in Arequipa.

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Touring the Maras salt mines just outside of Cusco

The second time we lived in Lima, Peru, for nearly 2 years (10 years after we lived in Arequipa). For our last Christmas there, we spent a week touring Cusco and Machu Picchu as a family. That was an awesome trip.

♥ I’m so proud of my soon-to-be-missionary daughter. She’s going to give her whole self to serving the Lord for 18 months. Thanks for reading! ♥

6 thoughts on “November Blessings- Day 28 (Missionary Mom Moment)

    1. My friend who just sent her son out on his two year mission has this saying taped to her mirror- “God’s most courageous angels are the mothers of missionaries.” One thing I love about our church is that they do everything possible to keep our missionaries safe. My daughter will be able to write me an email once a week and if anything happens, the mission president will get ahold of us a.s.a.p. While my son served, he broke his leg and the mission president’s wife kept me updated throughout his hospitalization and recovery.

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