Aug 26, 2011
I just want to apologize in advance if this email sounds loopy. I had less than 30 mins of sleep on the plane ride over. Anyway, this email is mostly just to tell you guys that I arrived save and sound, and that the MTC here is great, from what I know. Anyway, time is limited and I have to do more registration stuff. I will be more detailed later.
P.S. The sign on the bathroom door in the airport said "gents toilets and cleansing ritual room" hahaha! Oh, and signs say "way out" instead of "exit." Also, I can't understand the people in
A tired Elder McCook - as this picture was taken directly upon arrival at the MTC.
Me and my companion Elder Destribois (pronounced Deh-stri-bwa) talked to maybe some 40 people on the streets of
I'm learning loads of stuff here, everything from Scottish slang, to interpersonal relationship struggles, to fundamental gospel topics that I've forgotten over the months of deep doctrine study, to unique personal revelation. I've also learned (or learnt as they say here) that sleep has never been more precious. Although I'm really not as tired as the first few days here, sometimes while sitting I just want to shut my eyes. I've never slept better in my life.
You guys already know this and know that I know this, but I know this Church is true because of revelation that comes through reading the Book of Mormon with prayer, church attendance, and temple attendance. We had a chance to go to the