“Our Heavenly Father did not launch us on our eternal journey without providing the means whereby we could receive from Him God-given guidance to ensure our safe return at the end of life’s great race. Yes, I speak of prayer. I speak, too, of the whisperings from that still, small voice within each of us; and I do not overlook the holy scriptures, written by mariners who successfully sailed the seas we too must cross” -Thomas S. Monson
Hope your Sunday was the Best! Love, Joy
We are all in love with our darling Tayzie Mae!
She is such a cute puppy.
One thing she does that is so cute is that she plays fetch. For a little puppy, she’s pretty good at it too! It’s fun to watch her running and playing.
Can you stand how cute she is?
What a fun puppy!!!
Mom: I am glad you enjoyed the picture! I sent a program from his baptism to you and the fam! It’s in a letter that I sent to Kels. Hey I am so glad to hear that you all had a blast at Lake Powell. I am weirdly not jealous at all! 🙂 Awww… tell the kids I say hello and that I love them very much. I got your letter where the daycare kids drew me pictures! It made me tear up. They are so cute and you said exactly what I needed to hear in that letter and that great quote you sent me.
Awww… The puppy sounds so cute! I hope you have fun at the Scouts Banquet!
Thanks Mom I sure do love you a lot! I am being safe and I am loving my companion! She says hello.
Dad: It sounds like you had loads of fun this week! You better be careful not to hurt yourself old mang 😉 Have a great week. I love you! I wear that braided bracelet you made for my to give me strength and it reminds me of you and the fam!
OK SO. This week was wild. Some fun things that happened are:
Saturday we went to visit a Seventh Day Adventist church! It was very interesting. One of our investigators P. goes to that church and he invited us so we went. It was very lively and they spoke and sang about “love”. One lady got up and sang a worldy song and one lady quoted some wordly songs it was different then what I am used to. It was a good experience. The people were very nice! I hope it helps P. to see that we care about him and want to help him find the truth.
This week I went on exchange with Sister C. the sister trainer leader! It was very fun. We had a successful day and she helped me to learn more teaching techniques! She gave me lots of compliments and said very nice things so that helped me to feel confident and know that I am doing good as a missionary! Sometimes I don’t feel like I am all that great but it helps me to realize I have a lot to improve upon and it is all good learning 🙂
When Sister T. and I were at the lady that is our investigator’s house. E., I told you about her a while ago. She is the one who said she hated Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ! She had come A LONG WAY. She was telling us that she felt bad because she didn’t think about God for a few days. She is a completely different person and we are working slowly with her 🙂 Anyway so we were at her house and talking about a lot of things. The spirit was very strong and we usually sing hymns with people at the end of our lessons and so I had thought that we should sing “Sweet Hour of Prayer” Hymn 142 and I saw Sister T. was looking for a hymn as well and so I decided to wait and see which one she picked and SHE PICKED THE SAME ONE. Unity I tell you… It’s a wonderful thing 🙂 The spirit is great!
Brother K. was confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday 🙂 AWWWWWWW….. It was a wonderful experience! He keeps talking about how when these things happen to him he wants to cry! We have to explain to him that it is a good kind of crying.
We are doing the puppet show again and we were practicing on Saturday and Sister T. and I wanted to practice so we took our puppets home and practiced. It’s pretty darn funny! We performed ” You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban with me singing as Josh Groban of course and Sister T. as the back up black girl singer and we did it with the puppets it was super funny!
One of the daycare kids said, “Joy, why do you have mountains on your floor?”
“Ohhhhhh!” she says, and then she smiles. I’m sure she has no idea what I’m talking about. We live in “the project.”