Friday, March 10, 2017

March 6, 2017


Wow that will be weird that you will be so close to me! At that point
though I will only have a few more months so you can wait;) even
though yes, it crossed my mind too haha I'm happy for Lindsey! Crazy
that she is graduating, good for her! And Dallin too, my vote is for
him to go to Arkansas.

Well this week was really great. I got a new companion and his name is
Elder Braley, he was my roommate in the MTC so it's been a good time!
He's a good missionary and it's been very fun. What made this week
truly fun was we found a new family that is so solid! J-- and S--
are the parents and they have a 13 year old named M--and a 12
year old named I--. We met with them 4 times this week and it's been
so cool to hear them talk about their interest in what we are sharing. For
example S-- works on Sunday but she said she will move her schedule
around so that she can come to church in the future. They have kept
all of their commitments so far, and are really excited for church.
The youth program here is very good too so the 12 and 13 year old will
be in good hands.  S-- actually works at McDonald's and she gave
us free meals today, so......that's always cool.

We also were able to bring a recently returned missionary in our
ward out to a lesson with our investigator, T--, and it was a very
spiritual lesson. We were talking with her about coming to church and
she expressed the concern that her 5 year old daughter with down
syndrome is very loud and outgoing and is concerned it would disrupt
the meeting and before we could say anything, the member we had with us, who
had been home from his mission for just a couple days, said that he
would love to take her for most of the meeting and play with her and
walk with her around the building so that T-- could focus on the
meeting and pay attention. He hadn't even been to the ward yet to say
hi to everyone but was willing to sacrifice sitting with his family
and friends to take her out in the hall so T-- could listen.  It was a
testimony builder to me of sacrifice for sure. And they had a
wonderful time and didn't want to leave, and are very excited to come
next week!  Everyone in the ward fell in love with A--, the 5
year old, so they are very excited for the little family.

We have a lot of meetings this next week and exchanges, etc but we are
still really excited for what these families have in store. E--
passed the sacrament again this week and he did very well, and he got
his certificate for the Aaronic priesthood as well so he had a good
week too.

Oh, also, we did a missionary mutual night and that was fun, we gave
them all an opportunity to teach. Good stuff.

Love you guys! Have a good week!

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