Welcome to the Missionary Blog for Elder Scott Higgins! On this blog we will keep you up to date on the details of Scottie's mission.
He is serving a 2-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Utah Salt Lake City West Mission, Spanish Speaking.
I hope you know
that I love you all so much and appreciate your packages, emails, and my
frisbee. That was an awesome package to get for sure, we'll be using it later
This week was crazy
busy, full of a ton of spiritual experiences but also plenty of other
shenanigans. For sure haha.
There's a guy here
named Carlos, he's 28 and works construction and goes out with us a lot. He's
the coolest guy ever, he's a really good missionary and teacher still and he is
so knowledgeable about construction. Elder Richardson and I practice our
Spanish by having him explain how to build walls and pour concrete and all
sorts of tiling and stuff like that. He's so cool.
I'm glad Padre
spent all that time explaining all of the grid system in Utah to me (how the roads are named), because I use
it like crazy when we're walking around and visiting families. I know our area
really well now, Elder Richardson is a great teacher and puts me in charge of
almost everything so I have to learn to do it myself. Sometimes it's hard
understanding Spanish people through the phone, because a thick accent + phone
distortion is tough sometimes. But I love it, I've learned so much
We did more service
this last Saturday, we put in insulation and sheet rock in a house that had
We're staying super
busy, its way hot (110 degrees in the days, it was 104 when we were walking
home 2 nights ago) and so it keeps us good and fried out here. But I'm really
starting to get to know some people here, makes the work easier.
Here are some pics
of the mountains where we serve, the first haircut of my mission (this morning,
a really nice lady did it for free because we're missionaries haha, and all the
random language Books of Mormons we found in the closet in our apartment.