So Monday we
officially got the transfer text and Sister Wikstrom's name was on it,
so we knew for sure she'd be leaving on Tuesday. We spent most of the P
Day packing and cleaning the apartment for the new sister to come in.
family in the ward wanted to have us over for dinner, but since we
already had one scheduled, they took us out to lunch! We went to this
restaurant right on the water and it had a BEAUTIFUL view of the Puget
Sound. And for dinner we got to eat with another one of our favorite
families so it was a good 'last meal' as a companionship.
Tuesday. Dreaded Transfer Tuesday. After we had all her stuff packed
into the car, we stood in the living room of our apartment and just
hugged for a long time. And then we headed to the mission office. When
you get there, the zone leaders hand you a slip of paper with your name,
your companion's name, and where you're serving on it. Sister Wikstrom
is now in Ferndale! She wanted to go back north, so I'm happy for her.
And I'm still in downtown Everett with Sister Davis! After another hug
with Sis Wikstrom, she was off, and we headed back to Everett.
been hard trying to adjust to someone new because all I knew of a
mission was Sister Wikstrom. But Sister Davis is great and we're having
fun together! She is from Mesa, Arizona and has only been out for 1 more
transfer than I have (She came 6 weeks before I did). It's also been
stressful because even though I'm still the junior companion, I'm
leading the area because I know everyone and where everything is. It's
I can't believe it's already been 3 months! Time is flying!