Working at the recommend desk in the temple is always a delight. Meeting people as they come to the House of the Lord is an awesome responsibility when you think about it. It is your job to assure people have the correct documents to enter the temple.
Being a “destination temple”, you meet people from all over the world too. People come from around the world to visit the Palmyra Temple. Many ask to look out the window to see the Sacred Grove from the temple — something no other temple has.
As one person put it, it is the only temple you can look out a window and see one of the Lord’s outdoor temples.
Becky took the car after dropping us at the temple so she can visit the Sacred Grove. She returned later to go to the 7:30pm session.
In spite of Hill Cumorah Pageant being over, we had several guests. They had enough for a sealing session that it wasn’t necessary to augment it with ordinance workers. I wish every night was like that.
Rain is slowing the progress on the roof. They are 90% complete. They have a few pieces to attach and rain gutters and then they are done.