Hi mom and dad!
keep having CRAZY dreams! They're kind of scary!
workouts I will run for ten minutes, do some crunches
and then Lift weights. (I am getting some muscles in my
LOVE seeing people from the MTC around the area. I am always
sister s****** and she is just a sweetheart!
also LOVE getting letters from everyone. Thank you for your tips
Can you send recipes for scotcharoos please? Also can you
around to see if anyone has access to handles messiah? I would
to be able to listen to that! But I don't want you to have to buy
cause it would probably be expensive. I don't know how it works
but I know for books once they've been around for a certain
of time they are free to the public... But I'll let you look
all that please :)
am starting personal progress over again! The relief society women
my ward are doing it and I wanted to support them! Also my
has never done it so I am kind of doing it with her. I
with the first value in faith and I LOVE IT! Read alma
It's great!! Is Emma still doing personal progress? She
hasn't written me about girls camp... ;)
does Emmy have to read for honors English? Does she like the
on the list? If I were an English teacher I would have my kids
Orson Scott Card and jk Rowling. Always.
New York is kiiinnndd of a big deal. How long have you been
the trip? Why haven't I heard about it until now? If I had
of dollars I would send you all to Broadway shows! Will you
least buy a hot dog from the street vendor? I loved going to
girls store. It was great!
technically, if my memory serves, I too have never seen the
pageant because five old ladies sat directly in front of us
opened up there huge umbrellas blocking the entire thing from
But I'm super excited for Emily to see it! In Easter I will be
to see the Mesa temple Easter pageant! And someday I will be in
fun at uncle Chris and aunt Rosanna's!! I still need to meet
Tell them I say hello and I love them and I LOVE aunt
comments on FB!!
fun painting the house! What color are you painting it?
will leave you with one last thing. I was reading Neil L.
"trial of your faith" from the October 2012 general
morning. Here are some of the quotes I loved.
trials are designed to make you stronger, but they have the
to diminish or even destroy your trust in the Son of God and
weaken your resolve to keep your promises to Him...
do you remain “steadfast and immovable”during a trial of
immerse yourself in the very things that helped build your core
you exercise faith in Christ, you pray, you ponder the
you repent, you keep the commandments, and you serve
whatever you do, you don’t step away from the Church!...
definition, trials will be trying. There may be anguish,
nights, and pillows wet with tears. But our trials need not
spiritually fatal. They need not take us from our covenants or
household of God...
the intense fire that transforms iron into steel, as we
during the fiery trial of our faith, we are spiritually
faith come trials of faith, bringing increased faith. The
assurance to the Prophet Joseph Smith is the very same
He makes to you in your trial of faith: 'Hold on … , fear not
for God shall be with you forever and ever.'"
were my favorite parts of the talk. We go through trials to make
stronger. We will be given hard, "fiery" trials. But as we
Lord we will grow from them!! And the church can help us through
trials! We can receive strength from our bishop and friends we
in the ward. We receive peace and comfort when we go to
why elder Nelson exhorts us to not step away from the church!
god will always be with us if we allow his spirit to abide within
This talk was amazing!! Read the whole thing! I love studying
and the words of our prophets and apostles. I'm so grateful
the gospel. And I am so grateful to be serving a
Pass this on, it's very important. ask the missionaries in the
how you can help. Make yourselves as available as possible to
them. We are talking about the salvation of people's souls
it means becoming a reliable friend to an investigator or
or going with the missionaries on splits, this work is
important!! And I'm not the first person to be saying this!
the prophets quotes on missionary work in the first chapter of
my gospel! There is almost always a whole talk on missionary
in each conference, if not at least some mention of it! We full
missionaries can not do this work without the members! And as
us, your faith and testimony will be strengthened!! Do your part!