Elder Hales spoke in General Conference of 5 reasons that prevent senior couples from serving missions. I call them the five F's. Fear, family concerns, finding the right mission opportunity, financial challenges and faith. It is a great talk: Elder Hales, April 2005, "Couple Missionaries: Blessings from Sacrifice and Service.
|This sculpture at Deseret Book by Mike Call is called "Eternal Companions." It tells the story in art form of the love that come from serving missions with the companion you have chosen.|