The addresses given focus on relevant counsel for individuals and families living today. Some topics touched on this weekend include:
- building strong eternal marriages
- coming closer to Jesus Christ by keeping His commandments
- maintaining high moral standards
- the significance of the law of chastity
- making our homes peaceful sanctuaries by keeping the Savior at the center of our lives
We went up on Friday night and went to the U and hiked Ensign Peak before catching dinner at Gateway Mall and then heading to Thomas' aunt's home for the night.
|On the way to the U we saw this. It was across the street from a children's hospital.|
|Utah State's "U". "Enemy territory" ;o)|
|View not quite from the top.|
|Monument on Ensign Peak, where Brigham Young is supposed to have said, "This is the place," on coming into the Salt Lake Valley.|
|So... generally when we've asked people to take a picture for us, they've at least tried. Not this time. We asked this teenage boy to take our picture and he didn't even glance at the viewfinder. It was very odd, but something to laugh about :o)|
Afterward, we went back to Thomas' aunt's home for lunch, and some friends of the Bradshaws from France joined us for a quick meal. A friend reporting to the MTC this week was set apart. Then we watched the afternoon session there before heading back to Provo for the Priesthood session and to go back home.
|I was a little outnumbered...|
In the afternoon, my dad and a friend who works for him came to visit on their way back to California from an adventure in North Dakota. They stayed for dinner and the friend stayed with some other friends and my dad stayed at our place for the night. It was good to have him here, though too short!
|me & my dad!|