Monday, May 3, 2010
Our Gila Valley Temple Tour
Last Friday afternoon Steve and I took a few hours off of work, pulled the kids out of school, and headed over to Safford for the Gila Valley Temple open house. We arrived later for our tickets, but we did not get asked to show them anyway. First there was a good video shown at the church house next to the temple. It explained the history and importance of temples, as well as the history of the Saints in the Gila Valley. Then we were taken over to the temple and given a tour, starting with the baptistery. I loved the soft, muted colors used throughout the temple--blues and tans and other pastels. It was a beautiful experience and I was so grateful to be able to take the kids there. Patch had to miss a birthday party of a friend and was not exactly pleased. But I tried to explain how few open houses he would get to go to in his life compared to birthday parties. I think he understands...
Scripture of the Day: Hebrews 15:5-7