I have a love/hate relationship with this day. I LOVE hearing the missionaries testimonies as they recall when they realized that following all the rules, listening for the prompting and acting on them and loving all around them brings more joy than they ever thought possible. They express the fact that this has been one of the hardest things they have ever done AND would repeat the experience over and over again if asked. Then we say goodbye to them as more than friends. Life long friends. We said "paalam" to 2 Assistants, 1 that helped us through our first months. In the end, it's time for them to go and apply what they have lived in the "normal" world. God Bless Elders! And, as it goes in the Church, tomorrow their replacements come!
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