“…You do not find the happy life… you make it.” Pres. Thomas S. Monson

September 18, 2017 This week has been pretty amazing. I remember a quote from a devotional given by Hartman Rector Jr, paraphrasing him, he said,”I believe you can get as much revelation from the Ensign magazine as you can out of the Holy Scriptures.” He goes on and makes a joke about how he knows … More “…You do not find the happy life… you make it.” Pres. Thomas S. Monson

The Little Things

September 11, 2017 Hello everyone! This week will hopefully be focused on the simple things that make it all worth it. Hope you enjoy it! My favorite part of Monday was being able to drive out to the neck of Marblehead. It is a little island/peninsula off of the mainland of Marblehead. I think it … More The Little Things

Spiritual Learnings

September 5, 2017   This week has been a whirlwind for sure! Many, many wonderful things happened and I am excited to share it with you! Monday was fun! We went golfing with Brother Rodriguez in the ward and enjoyed our afternoon on the course. We were all struggling, but it was definitely a time … More Spiritual Learnings

True Happiness

Hey everyone! I want to go about this email a little differently. Elder Merrill gave me this idea, just like a lot of his good ideas, and we’ll see how it goes. A lot of our work is centered around investigators, so why not focus on them and then some other highlights?! Jassiel-We met Jassiel … More True Happiness

Justin’s baptism and confirmation, Elder Peterson returns home and Elder Merrill arrives!

August 7, 2017 Hello everyone! This has been a very eventful and changing week. I can’t believe how much has happened over the course of this week, but let’s jump in! Monday was Elder Peterson’s last day here! We went to Boston and had a crazy day filled with a ferry ride over, going to … More Justin’s baptism and confirmation, Elder Peterson returns home and Elder Merrill arrives!

Elder Peterson’s last full week, planning Justin’s baptism and some Russian contacts… in Boston, broken water heater, wasp nest and training another missionary this next transfer!

July 31, 2017 Monday was great!  We met up with the Lynn Elders, Elder Black and Elder Curzon and helped them with groceries.  After lunch at their apartment and playing on their air hockey table they picked up off the side of the road, we drove to a EuropeanDeli / RussianGrocery Store.  Elder Peterson said … More Elder Peterson’s last full week, planning Justin’s baptism and some Russian contacts… in Boston, broken water heater, wasp nest and training another missionary this next transfer!

Selected journal entries from photos….no time for emailing a weekly today! :( Elder Peterson’s last full week as a missionary with Elder Davis

  As we were driving back to Saugus, I saw “Casa Vallarta” on the side of the road….You can definitely say we went back 🙂 It was so delicious, and we decided to get some for President on Friday for interviews. After dinner in Woburn with the Reeds and talk about the Phoenix Arizona mission … More Selected journal entries from photos….no time for emailing a weekly today! 😦 Elder Peterson’s last full week as a missionary with Elder Davis